What it takes to be an athlete…

Research on athlete development suggests that there may be preconditions necessary to becoming a high-performance athlete.  Readily available article by Guellich et al. (2019) published in the Journal of Expertise is one of the interesting resources that athletes, parents, and coaches might find useful.

Author: Nadina Ayer, Ph.D.

Nadina Ayer, Ph.D. is a former varsity tennis player, a high-performance tennis coach, and an entrepreneur with many years of experience in the public and private sport sector. Her research focuses on customer service, interpersonal and online group dynamics, participation and leadership in sport, and management of sport and outdoor recreation. She teaches university courses on service quality, sociology of sport, and inclusive physical activity.