A survey of U.S. Atlanta and Nagano Olympians: variables perceived to influence performance.

@article{Gould2002ASO,
  title={A survey of U.S. Atlanta and Nagano Olympians: variables perceived to influence performance.},
  author={Daniel R. Gould and Christy Greenleaf and Yongchul Chung and Diane Guinan},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={175-86}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency and magnitude of specific variables perceived to have affected U.S. Olympic athlete performance. Participants included 296 Atlanta Olympians and 83 Nagano Olympians. Olympians rated how they perceived specific variables influenced their Olympic performance. Results revealed that numerous variables, including performance influences, such as preparation for distractions and loss of composure; team variables, such as strong cohesion and… CONTINUE READING

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