46 – Self Talk & Mantras in Sport

Do athletes perform better when they talk to themselves? Should the talk be motivational or instructional? Positive or negative? Does it work for both novices and experts?
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The influence of self-talk on the performance of skilled female tennis players
Self-talk influences vertical jump performance and kinematics in male rugby union players
Self-Talk of Marathon Runners
Self-Talk and Sports Performance: A Meta-Analysis
Effects of Self-Talk: A Systematic Review
Self-talk: Review and sport-specific model

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