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The psychology of performance Tim talks with Sports Psychologist Dr Patsy Tremayne about how coaches and people close to people like Shayna Jack offer support when they’ve tested positive to a banned substance. Duration: 9min 32sec Broadcast: Monday 7 Oct 2019 Be mindful, it’s worth it! Dr. Patsy Tremayne...

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Dealing with Stress, Fatigue and Poor Sleep

We’ve always known that extreme stress brings on the fight and flight response. It is now acknowledged that there are probably four other dimensions.  In addition to fight and flight, one also has fright, freeze, frantic and fatigue. The above responses are hard-wired in humans and animals for survival of the species.  However, to have ...

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The psychology of performance Trevor talks with Sports Psychologist Dr Patsy Tremayne about the mental preparations athletes make, and how they differ between team and individual sports. Duration: 41min 31sec Broadcast: Thu 30 Sep 2018, 2:00am Be mindful, it’s worth it! Dr. Patsy Tremayne...

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ABC Overnights with Trevor Chappell

Sports Success – Chasing Medals or Grassroots Involvement? How do you define success in sport?  Is it time to move away from the gold medal count and elite sports ?    Should we have greater  grassroots and community involvement ? These issues were discussed in the recent Sport 2030 Report. Here’s Trevor Chappell with Dr Patsy ...

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19 Nov 2017 / by admin

An exercise to increase the ability to focus on a task Be mindful, it’s worth it! Dr. Patsy Tremayne...

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Practical tips https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmotOXmUXpM Be mindful, it’s worth it! Dr. Patsy Tremayne...

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In 2012, Patsy Tremayne prepared a podcast for the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand.  Patsy felt that a lot of the material would be relevant to Doctors in other specialties.  Consequently the link is provided here in the website. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/crit-iq/id440626447?mt=2&i=1000251744813    ...

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PRESSURE
25 Apr 2017 / by admin

  Pressure Your reaction to the Situation Can Create Pressure You are in the corridor waiting for the bell, so that you can then go and read the clinical scenario on the door. You’ll have two minutes then another bell will ring to let you know that you can enter the room for your first ...

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THOUGHT STOPPING
09 Apr 2017 / by admin

  Thought Stopping Doctors!!  Get rid of those Distractions in Oral Examinations and Presentations   During oral examinations, presentations, or practice vivas, have you ever caught yourself thinking about things that you are not supposed to be focusing on? For instance, whether you are going to fail, whether you’re speaking intelligently, are other trainees listening if ...

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I have been given permission by Cambridge University Press to allow access for specific educational purposes to medical practitioners.  It would be appreciated if you would not share this document.   Chapter 17 Attention, Centering and Being Mindful: Medical Specialties to the Performing Arts Patsy Tremayne, Ashlee Morgan Download Chapter Chapter 17   Dr. Patsy ...

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