The placebo effect an asset or a problem for sport psychology Discuss

112750 According to Green, sports psychology was made for the instructors who train the sportspersons in physical activities (Green &amp. Benjamin, 2009). The origin of the sports psychology was in Berlin Germany a psychology laboratory was first built (Cole, 2012). Dr. Carl Diem was the founder of this psychology laboratory in 1920 in the city of Berlin, Germany (Cole, 2012). Therefore, the European nation was the first to put into consideration of need of having a psychological field where the students could be coached. In the same country, Robert Werner came up with sports psychology school popularly known as the College of Physical Education. The College was also established in 1920, the year the psychology was established (Balague, 1999). The development of sports psychology continued to develop and in early 1925, Russia had begun to experiment it (Fuchs, 1998). In Russia, the experiment started in Moscow, and at the institutes of physical culture in Leningrad (Green &amp. Benjamin, 2009). In the institutes, there was introduced a department that dealt with sports psychology, that is the departments of sports psychology (Green &amp. Benjamin, 2009, p. 44). The introduction of the departments was done in the year 1930. Sports programs were not immediately formed until the historic Cold War that lasted from 1946 to 1989. That is the time some few programs in science were formed (Green C. D., 2009). There were development in sport psychology during this period when the cold war was going on due to military competitiveness especially between the United States of America and Russia (Cole, 2012). The competition motivated Russia to have the sports department so that the military could train and emerge with more medals than their competitors. The results of the competition made the United States of America to feel that they wanted to take more interest in sports