Developing Mental Toughness: From Research to Practice

@article{Crust2011DevelopingMT,
  title={Developing Mental Toughness: From Research to Practice},
  author={Lee Crust and Peter J. Clough},
  journal={Journal of Sport Psychology in Action},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={21 - 32}
}
This article reviews recent evidence concerning the development of mental toughness in young athletes, from first involvement in sport through to early adulthood. The role and importance of genetics, environmental factors, and psychological-skills training in the development of mental toughness is discussed. In particular, environmental factors that can be manipulated and influenced by coaches and parents are emphasized to aid the transfer of knowledge from scientific research into applied… Expand

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