Corpus ID: 141788450

Psychological behavior in sport

  title={Psychological behavior in sport},
  author={Richard B. Alderman},
Perceptions of risk, incentive and situational influences in young climbing groups
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Designing engaging non-parallel exertion games through game balancing
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Sex and age incentives in sport
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The relationship between personality and performance of Canadian women intercollegiate basketball players
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A comparative study on the locus of control of athletes and nonathletes of Kodagu district Dr .
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General Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Performance and Sports
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A comparative study of emotional intelligence between sports women ’ s and non-sports women ’ s of Karnataka state women ’ s university
Even though several measures of emotional intelligence are available based on different models, Salovey and Mayer’s (1990) original model seems to be more theoretically cohesive and comprehensiveExpand