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2014-06-20 23:01:29

In an upcoming presentation, Stephanie Nihon, MSc, BCIA, BCN will discuss the evolution of the use of imagery in sports and how this technique can help athletes perform at their best. The June 26th webinar is ideal for sport psychologists, coaches and trainers who wish to gain more knowledge on this topic. London, England (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Training programs for elite and professional athletes have evolved considerably over the years. There was a time when athletes simply trained for...

2014-06-10 12:25:45

Many Of These Programs Come With A Free Sports Psychology Book RIVER EDGE, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- www.StayInTheZone.com is please to announce the creation and release of sport psychology programs for a wide range of athletes in a wide range of sports. Most of these programs come with a free bonus book, How To Get Into The Zone In Just One Minute. Developed by Jay P. Granat, Ph.D., psychotherapist, author, lecturer, marriage and family therapist and former...

2014-05-13 23:14:32

According to Dr. Richard Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, All the best athletes have well trained bodies and well developed skills, but those who break through and perform at the highest levels almost certainly have better focus, better motivation and better ability to visualize success. That's where sport psychology comes in – it addresses the mental aspects of sports performance. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Every sports fan knows of high-profile instances when elite...

Virtual Exercise Partners Improve Motivation
2014-04-24 07:10:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While nothing can completely replace the motivation that exercising with another person can provide, new research from Michigan State University suggests that having a virtual workout buddy can also be somewhat effective. In the study, which appears this month in the Games for Health Journal, professor Deborah Feltz of the MSU kinesiology department and her colleagues set out to test whether or not a software-generated partner...

2014-02-04 16:26:35

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the 2014 Sochi Olympics days away, fear is mixed with excitement for both the general public and the athletes themselves. Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, has said the security threat at the 2014 Winter Olympics is "the greatest I've ever seen." Such concern has led some athletes to urge family and friends to stay home. That same fear and concern could very well impact the performance of the U.S....

2014-01-22 23:00:12

Mental Training, Inc. is excited to announce that in 2013, nine individuals successfully completed the intense Mental Trainer® certification program. These people have dedicated themselves to a mental training career of helping athletes and performers strengthen their mental skills to produce optimal performance. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 One of the biggest missions Mental Training, Inc. (MTI) has as a company is to change the mental training paradigm worldwide. Coaches and...

2014-01-21 16:22:42

Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Provide Mental Skills Coaching For Olympic Athletes and Coaches CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As athletes finalize preparations for the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, mental training will be important in providing a competitive edge. Certified Consultants of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) are an important part of the behind the scenes team preparing athletes...

2014-01-07 23:01:49

Sports psychology expert Jim Madrid is pleased to announce that he will be presenting at the 2014 NSCAA Annual Soccer Convention in Philadelphia, PA on January 18, 2014. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Sports psychology expert Jim Madrid has toured around the country speaking about his 7 Fundamentals of Mental Toughness. Athletes around the world have benefited from his messages that enhance player performance on and off of the field. This January, Jim Madrid is thrilled to...

2013-10-27 23:02:57

Husted Kicking interviews Sport Psychologist Dr. Jeffery Jones on the intricacies of sports psychology and being a sport psychologist for the California Kicking Experience at Michael Husted.com. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Husted Kicking conducts an in-depth interview with Sport Psychologist Dr. Jeffery Jones, on the intricacies of sports psychology and being a sport psychologist for the California Kicking Experience, at Michael Husted.com. Dr. Jeffery Jones has been a licensed...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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