Dr. Christopher Mesagno is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. With over 20 years of research expertise in anxiety, attention and concentration skills, Dr. Chris has successfully developed theory-matched interventions to improve performance for highly anxious and “choking-susceptible” athletes.
Dr. Chris has an internationally-recognized research profile with 60+ research articles and book chapters published and national and international conference presentations including keynote speaking engagements.
Dr. Chris is a Fellow of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), which recognizes significant contributions to the sport and exercise psychology community and to the AASP organization. Dr. Chris works with numerous athletes from a range of team and individual sports to enhance mental skills for better performance and mental health outcomes with a specific focus on performance under pressure.
In this podcast, Chris and Cindra talk:
The 3 components of choking
How choking is linked to mental health
What makes you susceptible to choking
And practical, research-backed tools to reduce choking
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