Sports Psychologist Dr. Leah Lagos to Teach Workshop on Peak Performance at the Biofeedback Federation of Europe's Annual Meeting In Venice, Italy

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U.S. Sports Psychologist, Dr. Leah Lagos, will share her expertise in the field of Sports Psychology with an international audience at the BFE Annual Meeting. The meeting is scheduled to take place in Venice Italy, from February 11-15, 2014 at the Instituto Universitario Salesiano Venezia (IUSVE).

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Dr. Leah Lagos

Biofeedback and neurofeedback empower athletes, through self-regulation, by providing real-time feedback about performance. Consequently, athletes acquire the skills to perform at their peak under pressure and on demand.

The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce that Sports Psychologist, Dr. Leah Lagos, will be presenting a workshop at their upcoming Annual Meeting taking place February 11-15, 2014 in Venice, Italy. In her workshop, "Applied Work with Athletes in Peak Performance and Sports," participants will learn psychophysiological assessments, biofeedback, neurofeedback, and cognitive strategies in order to help athletes maximize sport performance. According to Dr. Lagos, "Biofeedback and neurofeedback empower athletes, through self-regulation, by providing real-time feedback about performance. Consequently, athletes acquire the skills to perform at their peak under pressure and on demand."

At the two-day workshop, Dr. Lagos will describe the power, the necessity, and the practicality of combining psychological and physiological assessments and interventions to help athletes improve attention, thought control, self-regulation, and confidence. Dr. Lagos will present a model for intervention decision making, teaching participants how to implement individual and sport specific training for peak performance.

Interactive discussions and learning sessions, including the monitoring of a live physiological assessment and intervention, will be conducted with the use of Thought Technology equipment. Tools for marketing a sport psychology practice and sport psychology services to athletes, teams, and organizations will also be provided.

About Dr. Leah Lagos
Dr. Lagos maintains a private practice in Manhattan where she works with children, adults, business executives, and athletes of all ages and competitive levels to help boost individual health and performance. Highlights of her work include conducting interviews for NFL teams, as part of Professional Sports Consultants for more than 7 years. Dr. Lagos has served as a consultant to PGA tour players to provide on-site support at tournaments such as the Masters' Tournament in Augusta, GA. Dr. Lagos has also served as a consultant to US Olympians providing consultation and on-site support at venues such as the London Olympics. As a consulting psychological expert for the media, Dr. Lagos has been featured in numerous media outlets. Dr. Lagos and her work have appeared on NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, Sports Illustrated Now, Good Day New York Television, CNN News, CBS News, Fox News, and ESPN. She has been interviewed by multiple publications including the New York Times, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Bloomberg News, Psychology Today, the LA Times, the Pittsburgh Tribune, the New York Daily, and AM New York. She has appeared on more than thirty radio shows across the United States such as the Doctor's Radio Show on Sirius XM and the WFAN (CBS radio). In addition to her work with athletes, Dr. Lagos is the Co-Chair of the Optimal Functioning Section of the Association for Applied Physiology & Biofeedback.

The BFE Annual Meeting
The BFE Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary biofeedback conference designed to nurture communication and education between specialists from different disciplines. Experts from neurofeedback, biofeedback, psychology, medicine, physical therapy, education and other disciplines come together to share and learn. The Scientific Program will feature talks on a variety of topics related to sports from Concussion (Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (Jay Gunkelman, QEEGD) to muscle rehabilitation (Dr. Gabriel Sella, MD, Annette Booiman, PT).

About the Biofeedback Federation of Europe
The Biofeedback Federation of Europe (BFE) is a community interest company in the UK leading the way to share knowledge in the field of biofeedback. Through its “Learn From the Best” program, it offers a variety of webinars, online classes, courses, software and workshops with applications in healthcare, mental health, optimal performance and sport. Content is developed independently by International Research & Education Project teams. For more information, visit the BFE Online Shop.

Contact: Carol Meyers
BFE Education Manager

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