Getting to the heart of the matter: a diary study of swimmers' appraisals of organisational stressors.

@article{Didymus2012GettingTT,
  title={Getting to the heart of the matter: a diary study of swimmers' appraisals of organisational stressors.},
  author={Faye Didymus and David Fletcher},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 13},
  pages={1375-85}
}
We explored sport performers' cognitive appraisals of organisational stressors. The relevant demands and transactional alternatives that athletes experience in relation to the situational properties were identified. Thirteen national standard swimmers completed semi-structured, interval-contingent daily diaries for a 28-day period. A combination of inductive and deductive content analysis was used to organise and analyse the diary entries with a focus on the following areas: organisational… CONTINUE READING