Biofeedback has been used by many elite and Olympic athletes to increase athletic performance naturally. The technology of biofeedback has great promise for sport psychology and specifically for psychological skills training. Psychological skills learned through biofeedback training can be applied in practice and competition and can lead to improved athletic performance. The use of biofeedback and biofeedback training research in sport and its implications for athletic performance enhancement and achievement works through integrative process. The result of well-planned hard training with progressively growing demands and challenges over a long time period combined with the main goal of the biofeedback and training process is to increase the athlete’s work capacity and skill capabilities as well as to develop strong psychological qualities for successful performance. Biofeedback is an extraordinary way to help balance an athlete’s over-stressed body. With stress reduction and muscle re-education many athletes have improved their mental focus, coordination, reduced muscle and joint pain, accelerated healing and increased overall energy.
How can athletes benefit from Biofeedback?
- Improve your ability to focus and concentrate
- Injury recovery
- Stress and anxiety reduction
- Improve athletic performance
- Manage energy
How biofeedback works for athletes
Biofeedback for athletes provides important information regarding your performance such as heart rate, respiration rate, and muscle tension.
Physiological information is gathered from the body via sensors that will be placed on various parts of you. This information is fedback to you via auditory and visual signals. This information will help you better control your physiological behavior.
Biofeedback is widely used by professional and amateur athletes world wide.