Dr. Yannick Balk is a lecturer at the University of Amsterdam teaching Sport Psychology and Work Psychology courses. In his research, he focuses on the role of mental effort and recovery in (elite) sport. Yannick is also working as an applied sport and performance psychologist. In his applied work, he assists elite athletes and coaches to realize their full potential and serves as an advisor for sport organizations, combining both individual-level interventions and organization-level interventions. His approach is based on evidence-based methods, a multidisciplinary approach, and personal attention.