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Mental Strength Training for Athletes

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Air date: February 13, 2011

Host: Kathy Miller, MD

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Interview: Steve Curtis, sports psychologist and neuroscientist

Athletes know that excelling in a sport requires both physical strength and mental toughness.

Our next guest is a sports psychologist who specializes in "mental strength training," designed to help athletes get their minds in good shape as well as their muscles.

Steve Curtis offers tips for getting the mind in shape in his chat with Sound Medicineís Kathy Miller, MD.

Dr. Steve Curtis is a sports psychologist and neuroscientist credentialed to work on the PGA Tour. He is also affiliated with IU Health Sports Performance.