Psychological Antecedents of Flow in Recreational Sport

  title={Psychological Antecedents of Flow in Recreational Sport},
  author={Gary L. Stein and Jay Kimiecik and J Daniels and Susan A. Jackson},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={125 - 135}
Three studies investigated three potential psychological antecedents of flow in sport-goals, competence, and confidence. These studies examined tennis players competing in a weekend tournament, basketball players in college activity classes, and golf regulars. The first study had the participants rate flow characteristics, whereas the second and third studies used the experience sampling method to measure flow. In a learning environment (basketball activity classes), students inflow experienced… 
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