Self-handicapping tendencies, coping, and anxiety responses among athletes


Objectives: Four studies examined relationships between self-handicapping tendencies and reactions to two different yet potentially stressful sport situations (i.e., dealing with a performance slump and emotional reaction prior to competition). Design: Retrospective and prospective cross-sectional survey. Methods: For studies 1 and 2, participants were 65… (More)



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@inproceedings{Prapavessis2015SelfhandicappingTC, title={Self-handicapping tendencies, coping, and anxiety responses among athletes}, author={Harry Prapavessis and Robert A Grove and Ralph Maddison and Nadine Zillmann}, year={2015} }