Sports Psychology is the study of the psychological and mental factors that affect and are affected by participation and performance in sport, exercise, and physical activity. It is also a specialisation within the brain psychology and kinesiology that seeks to understand psychological/mental factors that affect performance in sports, physical activity, and exercise and apply these to enhance individual and team performance.
It deals with increasing performance by managing emotions and minimizing the psychological effects of injury and poor performance. Some of the most important skills taught are goal setting, relaxation, visualization, self-talk, awareness and control, concentration, confidence, using rituals, attribution training, and periodisation.
QSMC has the most Sports Physiotherapists under one roof in Queensland with seven practising APA Sports Physiotherapists.
QSMC Osteopaths play an important adjunctive role to the manual therapy skills of the centre.
QSMC Pilates is the integration of physiotherapy therapeutic exercise, real time ultrasound and clinical Pilates.
A Sports Physician is someone who is qualified as a regular GP, and has then done extensive additional training in the area of Sports Medicine.
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