Runners at Mousdash
Runners at Mousdash were offered performance-boosting tips

Psychologists require many skills – and for sports psychologists it can help to be fleet of foot. Brisbane members of the Australian Psychological Society found this to their advantage when they established Psychs on the Run to help competitors at the charity run Mousdash, held in Brisbane.  Psychs on the Run – based on similar teams established at the New York, Boston and Toronto marathons – briefed competitors on tactics to boost their performance ahead of the race and then joined them on the course to help keep them on track.

Psychs on the Run was an initiative planned as part of National Psychology Week, the annual celebration of psychology in Australia.

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