TITLE

Swimming Worries

AUTHOR(S)
Grove, J. Robert; Buckworth, Janet
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Dec1996, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Antecedents of multi-dimensional state anxiety in elite competitive swimmers,' by S. Hanton and J.G. Jones and published by the `International Journal of Sport Psychology.'
ACCESSION #
9707090317

 

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