The Football Psychology Show

The impact of stress on performance (with Professor Marc Jones)

October 3, 2020

Renowned academic Professor Marc Jones joins us for a discussion about the impact of stress on performance, as we continue to look at how footballers, coaches and the people around them respond to pressure.

We talk about Marc's work with academy players, the potentially positive role that fear of failure can play in motivating athletes, the impact of the absence of crowds on performance, how players respond to ‘in game’ setbacks and psychology’s evolving role within football.   

Running order: 
Part 1: Introduction - fever pitch in Fantasy Football (00:14)  
Part 2: Interview - a discussion with Professor Marc Jones (03:25)
Part 3: Final thoughts - reflections on our interview with Professor Marc Jones (46:43) 

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