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Towards an Understanding of Mental Toughness in Australian Football
A personal construct psychology (PCP; Kelly, 1955/1991) framework was employed in an attempt to reveal a holistic understanding of mental toughness in the context of Australian Football. Eleven maleExpand
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Evaluation of a Mental Toughness Training Program for Youth-Aged Australian Footballers: I. A Quantitative Analysis
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two different psychological skills training (PST) packages in enhancing mental toughness among three youth-aged (under 15 years old)Expand
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Advancing mental toughness research and theory using personal construct psychology
This review is designed to advance current conceptualizations of mental toughness in sport as well as identify avenues for future research by offering a fresh perspective using Kelly's (1955/1991)Expand
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A review of return to sport concerns following injury rehabilitation: practitioner strategies for enhancing recovery outcomes.
OBJECTIVES Evidence suggests that competitive athletes returning to sport following injury rehabilitation may experience a range of psychosocial concerns. The purpose of this paper is to review someExpand
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Choking under pressure in sensorimotor skills: Conscious processing or depleted attentional resources?
Abstract Objectives This study examined and compared the conscious processing hypothesis and the attentional threshold hypothesis as explanations for choking under pressure. Design A 2×3 (anxietyExpand
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Understanding the coach's role in the development of mental toughness: Perspectives of elite Australian football coaches
Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore elite coaches' perceptions of how they can both facilitate and impede the development of key mental toughness characteristics in the context ofExpand
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Experienced golfers' perspectives on choking under pressure.
Although researchers have experimentally examined the mechanisms underlying pressure-induced forms of suboptimal performance, or "choking under pressure," there is a lack of research exploring theExpand
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Development and preliminary validation of a mental toughness inventory for Australian football
Abstract Objectives This paper describes the development and preliminary evaluation of the Australian football Mental Toughness Inventory (AfMTI). Methods Confirmatory and exploratory factor analysesExpand
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A systematic review of the effects of non-conscious regulatory processes in physical activity
ABSTRACT Physical activity theories have almost exclusively focused on conscious regulatory processes such as plans, beliefs, and expected value. The aim of this review was to aggregate theExpand
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Development and preliminary validation of the mindfulness inventory for sport
Abstract Objectives Despite the increasing prevalence of mindfulness-based interventions in sport, no context-specific instrument currently exists to measure mindfulness in sport. The MindfulnessExpand
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