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Dr. Y.A. (Yannick) Balk

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Work and Organizational Psychology

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
  • Room number: 2.12
Postal address
  • Postbus 15919
    1001 NK Amsterdam
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  • Publications


    • Eccles, D. W., Caviedes, G., Balk, Y. A., Harris, N., & Gretton, T. W. (2021). How to Help Athletes Get the Mental Rest Needed to Perform Well and Stay Healthy. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action.


    • Balk, Y. A., & Englert, C. (2020). Recovery self-regulation in sport: Theory, research, and practice. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 15(2), 273-281. [details]
    • Balk, Y. A., & de Jonge, J. (2020). The "Underrecovery Trap": When Physical Fatigue Impairs the Physical and Mental Recovery Process. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.
    • Balk, Y. A., De Jonge, J., Oerlemans, W. G. M., & Geurts, S. A. E. (2020). “What a Match!”: The Specific Role of Resources in the Relation Between Demands and Vigour in Elite Sport. Applied Psychology, 69(1), 120-147. [details]
    • Eccles, D. W., Balk, Y., Gretton, T. W., & Harris, N. (2020). “The forgotten session”: Advancing research and practice concerning the psychology of rest in athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.
    • de Jonge, J., Balk, Y. A., & Taris, T. W. (2020). Mental Recovery and Running-Related Injuries in Recreational Runners: The Moderating Role of Passion for Running. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(3), [1044]. [details]



    • Balk, Y. A., De Jonge, J., Oerlemans, W. G. M., Geurts, S. A. E., Fletcher, D., & Dormann, C. (2018). Balancing demands and resources in sport: Adaptation and validation of the demand-induced strain compensation questionnaire for use in sport. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 17(2), 237-244.
    • Balk, Y. A., de Jonge, J., van Rijn, R., & Stubbe, J. (2018). “Leave It All Behind”: The Role of Mental Demands and Mental Detachment in Relation to Dance Students’ Health and Well-Being. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 33(4), 258-264. [details]


    • Balk, Y. A., de Jonge, J., Oerlemans, W. G. M., & Geurts, S. A. E. (2017). Testing the triple-match principle among Dutch elite athletes: A day-level study on sport demands, detachment and recovery. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 33, 7-17.
    • Sorbi, M. J., Balk, Y., Kleiboer, A. M., & Couturier, E. G. M. (2017). Follow-up over 20 months confirms gains of online behavioural training in frequent episodic migraine. Cephalalgia, 37(3), 236-250.


    • Balk, Y. A., Adriaanse, M. A., de Ridder, D. T. D., & Evers, C. (2013). Coping under pressure: Employing emotion regulation strategies to enhance performance under pressure. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 35(4), 408-418.
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