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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.
Measurement of Transformational Leadership and its Relationship with Team Cohesion and Performance Level
The present study explored the construct validity of a Differentiated Transformational Leadership Inventory and its relationship with team cohesion and performance level. Three hundred and nine club
Movement imagery ability: development and assessment of a revised version of the vividness of movement imagery questionnaire.
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The results of the 3 studies provide preliminary support for the revised VMIQ-2 as a psychometrically valid questionnaire.
The relative impact of cognitive anxiety and self-confidence upon sport performance: a meta-analysis
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This meta-analysis investigated two relationships in competitive sport: (1) state cognitive anxiety with performance and (2) state self- confidence with performance, finding that the magnitude of the self-confidence mean effect size was significantly greater than that of the cognitive anxietymean effect size.
Test of performances strategies: development and preliminary validation of a comprehensive measure of athletes' psychological skills.
We report the initial stages of validation of the 64-item Test of Performance Strategies, a self-report instrument designed to measure the psychological skills and strategies used by athletes in
An In-Depth Analysis of the Uses of Imagery by High-Level Slalom Canoeists and Artistic Gymnasts
This study employed a qualitative methodology to examine the ways in which imagery is used by high-level slalom canoeists (n = 3) and artistic gymnasts (n = 3). Participants were interviewed about
Types of Imagery Associated with Sport Confidence in Netball Players of Varying Skill Levels
Abstract Martin, Moritz, and Hall's (1999) applied mental imagery model was developed to provide an organizational framework to guide future imagery usage research and application. The present study
Intensity and direction dimensions of competitive state anxiety and relationships with performance.
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Findings support the proposal that sports performers' directional perceptions of their anxiety symptoms may provide further understanding of the competitive state anxiety response, and also emphasize the importance of self-confidence in predicting performance.
State anxiety and motor performance: Testing the conscious processing hypothesis
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For task performance, evidence was found that partially supported the conscious processing hypothesis, while the results of the kinematic analysis of the putting stroke were equivocal, and analysis of self-reported effort scores provided partial support for processing efficiency theory.
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