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Life skills development through sport: current status and future directions
This review is designed to summarize and critique current life skills through sport research. In particular, life skills are defined, the conditions needed to examine life skills development areExpand
Psychological Characteristics and Their Development in Olympic Champions
This study was designed to examine psychological characteristics and their development in Olympic champions. Ten U.S. Olympic champions (winners of 32 Olympic medals) were interviewed, as were one ofExpand
Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Chapter 1. Welcome to Sport and Exercise Psychology Chapter 2. Personality and Sport Chapter 3. Motivation Chapter 4. Arousal, Stress, and Anxiety Chapter 5. Competition and Cooperation Chapter 6.Expand
Understanding Psychological Preparation for Sport: Theory and Practice of Elite Performers
INTRODUCTION. Why Write Yet Another Book on Psychological Preparation? CURRENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE REGARDING PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION FOR SPORTS PERFORMANCE. Basic Psychological Skills.Expand
Burnout in Competitive Junior Tennis Players: I. A Quantitative Psychological Assessment
This study reports results from the first phase of a large-scale research project designed to examine burnout in competitive junior tennis players. Thirty junior tennis burnout and 32 comparisonExpand
Factors affecting Olympic performance: Perceptions of athletes and coaches from more and less successful teams.
This study was designed to examine if mental skills and strategies such as high confidence, commitment, and the use of cooperative routines, as well as previously unexamined physical, social, andExpand
Coaching Life Skills through Football: A Study of Award Winning High School Coaches
This study examined how outstanding high school football coaches developed life skills in their players. In-depth phone interviews were conducted with 10 outstanding coaches ranging in age from 47 toExpand
Burnout in competitive junior tennis players: II. Qualitative analysis
This article reports findings from the second phase of a larger research project designed to examine burnout in competitive junior tennis players. This phase of the project was qualitative in natureExpand
Factors Influencing Olympic Performance: Interviews with Atlanta and Negano US Olympians
To gain a better understanding of factors perceived to have positively and/or negatively influenced Olympic athlete performance and to examine differences in performance factors cited by athletes whoExpand
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