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Prof Ben Steyn


is currently full professor in the Department of Biokinetics, Sport and Leisure Sciences at the University of Pretoria. His qualifications consist of four degrees in Human Movement Sciences and three degrees in Psychology. He is also registered as a counselling psychologist at the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). His main research foci in the field of Sport Psychology are on peak performances in sport, goal orientation, psychological skills and well-being. His current research focus area is to incorporate mindfulness in sport into his existing research interest areas. The main focus of his research in the next five years will be on the triangle relationship between psychological skills, mindfulness and psychological well-being in the sport context.


Tel: +27 12 420 6094

Fax: +27 12 420 6099




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