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Sigma Nutrition Radio

Jun 13, 2017

Sigma coach Arthur Lynch interviews sport psychology PhD researcher Eoghan McNeill of the University of Limerick on applying evidence-based sports psychology techniques to improve performance, particularly in powerlifting and other self-paced/closed skill sports.
Eoghan is a PhD researcher in the PESS department at the Univeristy of Limerick. Eoghan's research examines improving performance in self-paced sports (focusing on golf) through psychology techniques and mental preparation. Eoghan has a MSc. in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Ulster University, Jordanstown (UUJ). Eoghan can be contacted at

In This Episode We Discuss:

Pre-performance routine and the importance of conscious thought
Use of first-person and third-person imagery for performance and skill acquisition
Effective self-talk
Thought replacement strategy and reframing negative thoughts