Using Goal Setting to Enhance Positive Affect Among Junior Multievent Athletes

@inproceedings{McCarthy2010UsingGS,
  title={Using Goal Setting to Enhance Positive Affect Among Junior Multievent Athletes},
  author={Paul J. McCarthy and Mary V. Jones and Chris Harwood and Laura S. Davenport},
  year={2010}
}
Positive affect is linked to enhanced motivation, commitment, and performance among youth sport performers; yet, few psychological interventions have specifically attempted to enhance positive affect among these athletes. To address this circumstance, we implemented a single-subject multiple-baseline design to examine the effects of a goal-setting intervention on the positive and negative affective responses of three competitive youth athletes. Statistical analysis coupled with visual… CONTINUE READING