Mental toughness profiles and their relations with achievement goals and sport motivation in adolescent Australian footballers

@article{Gucciardi2010MentalTP,
  title={Mental toughness profiles and their relations with achievement goals and sport motivation in adolescent Australian footballers},
  author={Daniel F. Gucciardi},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={28},
  pages={615 - 625}
}
  • D. Gucciardi
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
Abstract The aims of this study were to identify the mental toughness profiles of adolescent Australian footballers and to explore the relations between the mental toughness clusters and achievement goals and sport motivation. A total of 214 non-elite, male Australian footballers aged 16–18 years (mean = 16.8, s = 0.7) provided self-reports of mental toughness, achievement goals, and sport motivation. Cluster analysis supported the presence of two-groups in which players evidenced moderate and… Expand
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