11. Case 9 – Psychophysiological Assessment and Biofeedback during Official Baseball Games

Procedures, Methodologies, Findings and Critical Issues in Applied Sport Psychology

  1. W. Alex Edmonds2 and
  2. Gershon Tenenbaum3
  1. Roland A. Carlstedt

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch11

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

How to Cite

Carlstedt, R. A. (2011) Case 9 – Psychophysiological Assessment and Biofeedback during Official Baseball Games, in Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance (eds W. A. Edmonds and G. Tenenbaum), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, Florida, USA

  2. 3

    Florida State University, USA

Author Information

  1. American Board of Sport Psychology, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971734

Online ISBN: 9781119959984

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Keywords:

  • Baseball Games, psychophysiological;
  • multifaceted intervention protocol;
  • Carlstedt Protocol (CP), ecological validity;
  • pre-intervention, intervention phases;
  • CP player, player stress test responses;
  • hierarchical, step-by-step protocol;
  • CP, “Athlete's Profile”;
  • hypnotic susceptibility, peak performance;
  • serial 7s backward counting test;
  • “Lock-In”-HRD/HRV protocol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Hierarchical Evidence-based Step-by-Step Ecological Protocol

  • Primary Higher Order Factors and Their Relevance to Biofeedback

  • Construct Validity of the Carlstedt Protocol Athlete's Profile and Critical Moments Model of Peak Performance

  • Applying the CP to Elite Youth Team Baseball Players: Assessment, Intervention and Findings

  • In-the-Laboratory Psychophysiological Stress Testing

  • Starting Player Stress Test Responses

  • Procedures during Official Games: Pre-intervention Phase

  • Procedures During Official Games: Intervention Phase

  • The Intervention: “Lock-In”-HRD/HRV Biofeedback Protocol

  • The “Lock-In” – HRD Biofeedback: Step-by-Step

  • Critical Moment Analyses

  • Findings

  • Case Studies: Relationships between Heart Rate Variability Components and Batting Performance and Pre-Intervention vs. Intervention Batting Performance

  • Pre-Intervention HRV

  • Select Case Studies

  • Summary: Critical Issues in Sport Psychophysiology and Biofeedback

  • Conclusions

  • Overview

  • References