Beyond optimal performance: mental toughness profiles and developmental success in adolescent cricketers.

@article{Gucciardi2012BeyondOP,
  title={Beyond optimal performance: mental toughness profiles and developmental success in adolescent cricketers.},
  author={Daniel F. Gucciardi and Martin I Jones},
  journal={Journal of sport \& exercise psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          16-36
        }
}
The purposes of the current study were to identify mental toughness profiles in adolescent cricketers and examine differences between these profiles on developmental assets and negative emotional states. A sample of 226 community cricketers (125 New Zealanders and 101 Australians; male n = 210) aged between 10 and 18 years (M(age) = 14.41 years; SD = 2.11) completed a multisection, online survey containing measures of mental toughness, developmental assets, and negative emotional states. The… Expand
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