Mental performance coach Kat Longshore shares tips with student athletes and coaches at the Peak Performance Symposium.

About 80 coaches and student athletes recently attended the Peak Performance Symposium hosted by Hamilton. The program was focused on helping student athletes improve their ability to perform in the classroom and in their sport.

The symposium included a presentation by sports nutrition author Timothy Wierman on “Fueling Your Body for Competition: Sports Nutrition.”

Kat Longshore, assistant professor of psychology at Lafayette College and mental performance coach, discussed “Preparing Your Mind for Competition: Sport Psychology Mental Skills & Mental Health.”

The event was presented by the Athletics Department and the Dean of Students Office’s Community of Care Initiative.

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