Mindfulness and acceptance approaches to sporting performance enhancement: a systematic review

  title={Mindfulness and acceptance approaches to sporting performance enhancement: a systematic review},
  author={Michael Noetel and Joseph Ciarrochi and Brooke E Van Zanden and Chris Lonsdale},
  journal={International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology},
  pages={139 - 175}
ABSTRACT Background: Mindfulness and experiential acceptance approaches have been suggested as a method of promoting athletic performance by optimally managing the interplay among attention, cognition, and emotion. Our aim was to systematically review the evidence for these approaches in the sporting domain. Method: Studies of any design exploring mindfulness and acceptance in athletic populations were eligible for inclusion. We completed searches of PsycINFO, Scopus, MEDLINE, and SPORTDiscus… 

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