Shy Skaters ? Shyness , Coping , and Adjustment Outcomes in Female Adolescent Figure Skaters

@inproceedings{Prakash2008ShyS,
  title={Shy Skaters ? Shyness , Coping , and Adjustment Outcomes in Female Adolescent Figure Skaters},
  author={Kavita Prakash and Robert J Coplan},
  year={2008}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between shyness and adjustment outcomes in competitive adolescent figure skaters. At Time 1, 40 female figure skaters completed self-reports of shyness, athletic self-esteem and psychological coping style. At Time 2, approximately nine months later, skaters completed a measure of competitive anxiety immediately prior to a competitive performance. Competitive placement at this performance was also recorded. Results revealed that shyness… CONTINUE READING

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