Components of Group Dynamics within the Strength and Conditioning Context

by DR Andrew D. Gillham, PhD, CSCS,*D
NSCA Coach January 2019
Vol 5, Issue 3

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Coaching staffs need to be mindful of how groups are formed for training, who the leaders are, and what group norms are established across the different combinations of athletes training.

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Andy Gillham is the Performance Psychology Specialist at Sanford Sports Science Institute in Sioux Falls, SD. Previously he owned his consulting pra ...

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