29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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The Applications of Biofeedback in Sport: Interactions Between the Mind and Body

By Ms. Polina Cheng

Every movement consists of physiological and psychological components. Movements are smooth and precise when one is relaxed. Movements are out of control and performance undermined, when one is tensed. Sport Psychologists use many relaxation methods to help/teach athletes to reach the peak performance state and to overcome the competition related stress. How can athletes evaluate their relaxation level and be able to know whether they are breathing correctly or not? Biofeedback would be able to help answering these questions. This presentation will highlight some of the emotion regulation and relaxation techniques using biofeedback in training and research on our scholarship athletes at the Hong Kong Sports Institute.

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