Experienced golfers' perspectives on choking under pressure.

  title={Experienced golfers' perspectives on choking under pressure.},
  author={Daniel F. Gucciardi and Jay-Lee Longbottom and B. Jackson and James A. Dimmock},
  journal={Journal of sport \& exercise psychology},
  volume={32 1},
Although researchers have experimentally examined the mechanisms underlying pressure-induced forms of suboptimal performance, or "choking under pressure," there is a lack of research exploring the personal experience of this phenomenon. In an attempt to fill this void in the literature, this study explored experienced golfers' perceptions of the choking experience within a personal construct psychology (Kelly, 1955/1991) framework. Both male and female golfers participated in either a focus… 
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