Development and preliminary validation of the Cricket Mental Toughness Inventory (CMTI)

  title={Development and preliminary validation of the Cricket Mental Toughness Inventory (CMTI)},
  author={Daniel F. Gucciardi and Sandy Gordon},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={1293 - 1310}
Abstract The purpose of this research project was to develop a psychometrically sound measure of mental toughness in cricket, using a multi-method research design. Two qualitative studies in which current and former cricketers' (n = 16) perceptions of the key components of mental toughness in cricket and the suitability of an item pool to target those key components (n = 9) were assessed. We then conducted two quantitative studies to examine both the within- and between-network properties of… Expand
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