Effects of a motivational climate inntervention for coaches on young athletes' sport performance anxiety.

@article{Smith2007EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a motivational climate inntervention for coaches on young athletes' sport performance anxiety.},
  author={R. E. Smith and F. Smoll and S. Cumming},
  journal={Journal of sport & exercise psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          39-59
        }
}
The mastery approach to coaching is a cognitive-behavioral intervention designed to promote a mastery-involving motivational climate, shown in previous research to be related to lower anxiety in athletes. We tested the effects of this intervention on motivational climate and on changes in male and female athletes'cognitive and somatic performance anxiety over the course of a basketball season. Hierarchical linear modeling analyses revealed that the athletes in the intervention condition… Expand
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