In 2017, The Economist boldly published that data, not oil, was the world’s most valuable resource (Parkins, 2017). Sport organizations produce more data than most organizations, ranging from athlete training and performance tracking to business-related information, such as memberships and participation data (Hayduk, 2020). National and provincial/territorial sport organizations (NSOs and PTSOs) are producing and collecting data on many aspects of their operations, but often underusing these longitudinal data sets. These organizations also face extremely complex decision-making environments, with member […]
Mindfulness for coaches
Stress and burnout are serious concerns for high performance coaches. One way to promote coaches’ wellbeing and retention in high performance sports is through mindful self-reflection. In a new study, high performance coaches who engaged in daily or weekly mindful self-reflection reported more self-compassion, vulnerability and help-seeking behaviours over time.More Knowledge Nuggets
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