Ending batting slumps in baseball: a qualitative investigation.

  title={Ending batting slumps in baseball: a qualitative investigation.},
  author={H Prapavessis and J. Robert Grove},
  journal={Australian journal of science and medicine in sport},
  volume={27 1},
This study used a qualitative method of inquiry to examine how baseball players cope with batting slumps. Players from one national junior (n = 30) and several semi-professional teams (n = 35) made up the sample. Through the use of an open-ended question, each subject was asked to provide advice to players experiencing a batting slump. Inductive content analysis procedures were used to analyse the quotes from the open-ended question. Six major categories of coping strategies emerged from the… CONTINUE READING

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