The stability of mental toughness across situations: taking a social-cognitive approach

@inproceedings{Weinberg2017TheSO,
  title={The stability of mental toughness across situations: taking a social-cognitive approach},
  author={Robert S. Weinberg and Joanne Butt and Kathleen T. Mellano and Robert Harmsion},
  year={2017}
}
The present study adopted a social-cognitive perspective to explore the stability of mental toughness. Specifically, the purpose of this study was two-fold: (a)to explore possible fluctuations in mental toughness across situations; and (b) to identify the cognitions, affect, and behaviors associated with perceived mental toughness and mental weakness. Participants were tennis players (n=12) based full time in an elite performance academy and were aged between 14 and 20 years (Mage = 29 16.5; SD… Expand
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