I don't know about you, but I felt a lot of the commentary during the recent
Olympic Games was pretty superficial and inane. Especially upsetting was
the coverage (or lack of coverage) of sports psychology. Periodically
commentators would remark that an athlete had used a sports psychologist in
their training, but that's about it. Since people normally don't go to see
a psychologist when they're healthy, the failure to explain the practice
of modern sports psychology conjures up all kinds of negative ...