Publications

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Motivation for success in sport, work, everyday life

Dr Michele Ufer is a best-selling author. In addition to books, book contributions and numerous articles on the subjects of sports psychology, mental training, running, endurance and extreme sports, he published a very successful series of articles over a number of years on the subject of mental training in practice. He also produced the award-winning documentary film "Marathon on Mount Everest - The Highest 42,195 km in the World". Other film and book projects on the subjects of motivation, flow, performance and limit skills are already planned.

Here you will find a sample of his publications and you can also order books directly online.

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Book

The mental training presented in this book has been proven successful by numerous coaching sessions and by endurance athletes throughout the world who have achieved significant and often dramatic achievements after improving their motivation, performance, and well-being with this mental training.

Article

Article in the Journal of Applied Organizational Psychology about the sport psychological motivation and performance coaching with a national team. In the case study, Dr. Ufer reports why and how the original focus (coaching of athletes) quickly expanded to include organizational consulting for the national team system and executive coaching with the national coach. The parallels to challenges beyond sport are likely to catch the eye.

 

Book

Caution: motivational bullshit! How can we increase our performance, go beyond our own limits and expand and overcome them, without sooner or later ending up burned out, exhausted, injured or even dead? Dr Michele Ufer distances himself from conventional motivational slogans and goes on the hunt for clues with 20 top-ranking guests from the world of sport and business.

Book

What every runner wants: running in the flow. For a good reason, since when you're in the flow, you seem more effective, successful and happier. Exactly what flow means isn't always clear however and is interpreted differently from person to person. Michele Ufer wanted to find out more, which is why the flow hunter embarked on an unusual journey of sport psychology and motivational research that took him to four continents - always on the hunt for flow experiences...

Buch

Der Bestseller gibt dem Leser hochwirksame Übungen zum psychologisch fundierten Selbstcoaching und mentalen Training sowie Denkanstöße zur Selbstreflexion an die Hand. Die Ansätze haben sich im Freizeit- und Spitzensport, aber auch darüber hinaus im Beruf und Alltag bewährt, um signifikante, teils auch dramatische Verbesserungen in den Bereichen Motivation, Leistung, Gesundheit und Wohlbefinden zu erzielen.

Book contribution

As part of the new edition of the book "Advances in Flow Research" by Dr. Stefan Engeser and Corinna Peifer , Prof. Oliver Stoll and Dr. Michele Ufer have contributed a chapter on the current state of research on flow experiencing in sport.

Book contribution

As part of a book on self-leadership at work and in organizations by Prof. Günter F. Müller & colleagues, Dr. Michele Ufer contributed an article about his mental training to improve self-leadership during a 250 km long ultramarathon race in the Atacama desert in Chile.

Film/Video

This award-winning documentary is successfully presented at national and international film festivals, events and lectures on psychology, motivation, mental toughness.

Book

What motivates extreme endurance athletes, although there often seem to be no significant external rewards, but on the contrary, the performance of the activity is even associated with considerable torments, costs and expenses? And what can help them to cope successfully with these exhausting challenges during the competition? Could the so-called flow experience be an answer?

Book

This book offers recreational and competitive athletes a large repertoire of valuable self-motivation strategies. The authors illustrate the topic with numerous scientific studies on motivation and practical examples from different sports. As co-editor of the book, Dr. Michele Ufer has published a chapter on sovereignty in personal extreme situations. He calls that "limit skills"-

Book contribution

Conquering Mount Everest and standing on the roof of the world is a dream for many people. But it is not only professional athletes who are attracted to Mount Everest. Even people of advanced age, with handicaps or after surviving life crises dare to take up this challenge. What drives them? Dr. Michele Ufer, a three-time finisher of the "Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon", the highest marathon in the world, has written a section about this amazing race and the psychological challenges in the book "Myth Mount Everest. A mountain is conquered".

Article

Dr. Michele Ufer has written a very successful series of articles about mental training, sports psychology & life coaching for a leading German running magazine. In each episode, short and concise thought impulses and directly implementable strategies were conveyed on a specific topic.

Article

Dr. Michele Ufer has been reporting regularly for years in various special interest magazines about his limit experiences during worldwide ultramarathon races, skyrunning, running expeditions.

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