Applying self-compassion in sport: an intervention with women athletes.

  title={Applying self-compassion in sport: an intervention with women athletes.},
  author={Amber D Mosewich and P RECrocker and Kent C. Kowalski and Anita Delongis},
  journal={Journal of sport & exercise psychology},
  volume={35 5},
This study investigated the effects of a self-compassion intervention on negative cognitive states and self-compassion in varsity women athletes. Athletes who self-identified as being self-critical were randomly assigned to a self-compassion intervention (n = 29) or attention control group (n = 22). The self-compassion intervention consisted of a psychoeducation session and writing components completed over a 7-day period. Measures of self-compassion, state self-criticism, state rumination, and… CONTINUE READING
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