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The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has launched a new e-book on the psychological techniques of Asia-South Pacific’s best athletes.
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The e-book, entitled Secrets of Asian Sport Psychology looks at how some of the world’s best athletes have used sport psychology techniques to help achieve their success.
The e-book was launched at the recent 7th International Congress of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology held in Tokyo, Japan…
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