Episode 183: Sigma coach Arthur Lynch interviews sport psychology PhD researcher Eoghan McNeill of the University of Limerick on applying evidence-based sports psychology techniques to improve performance, particularly in powerlifting and other self-paced/closed skill sports.
Eoghan is a PhD researcher in the PESS department at the Univeristy of Limerick. Eoghan’s research examines improving performance in self-paced sports (focusing on golf) through psychology techniques and mental preparation. Eoghan has a MSc. in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Ulster University, Jordanstown (UUJ). Eoghan can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
In This Episode We Discuss:
- Pre-performance routine and the importance of conscious thought
- Use of first-person and third-person imagery for performance and skill acquisition
- Effective self-talk
- Thought replacement strategy and reframing negative thoughts
Links & Resources
Enjoy this episode?
- SNR #168: Powerlifting Weight Classes, Cutting Weight & Long-Term Thinking – Sigma Team Discussion
- SNR 149: Mike Israetel, PhD – Evidence-Based Healthy Eating Principles