Corpus ID: 151492565

The role of psychological characteristics in facilitating the pathway to elite performance among north american cross country skiers

@inproceedings{Hoar2016TheRO,
  title={The role of psychological characteristics in facilitating the pathway to elite performance among north american cross country skiers},
  author={Sharleen D. Hoar and M Blair Evans and Ross Budziszewski and St{\'e}phane Barrette},
  year={2016}
}
  • Sharleen D. Hoar, M Blair Evans, +1 author Stéphane Barrette
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • The purpose of this study was to explore the developmental pathways of elite North American Cross-Country skiers (i.e., ranked in the top 30 internationally by the FIS) to identify psychosocial elements that characterized their progression through an international competitive career. Eight female and four male ski racers participated in semi-structured timeline interviews, including questions that encouraged reflection on each athlete's career development experiences. Interviews were… CONTINUE READING

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