presented by Stephen Graef
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Stephen Graef, PhD
Steve Graef, PhD is a licensed counseling psychologist in Ohio specializing in sport and performance, as well as common psychological illnesses such as depression, anxiety, and adjustment. He received his Bachelors in Psychology at The Ohio State University and completed both his masters and doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology at the University of Akron. A…Read full bio
1. Peak Performance
Dr. Stephen Graef provides background on how performance impacts your athletes’ sport experience and achievement. Participants will leave this chapter with a definition of peak performance, the ability to identify the key components of sport, and the tools to identify the psychological characteristics of peak performance.
2. Performance Anxiety
Sport may also be negatively impacted by your athletes’ psychological state and performance anxiety. Learn how to understand the causes of performance anxiety and the influences of anxiety on performance to better detect performance anxiety in your athletes.
3. Dealing With Performance Anxiety
In this final chapter, join Dr. Graef as he builds upon the foundational knowledge of the previous chapters to equip you with the skills to enhance performance and reduce performance anxiety in your athletes. This chapter includes a question and answer section and provides you with the knowledge and techniques to understand performance in your daily practice.