TITLE

Usefulness of Efficacy Judgments in Sport

PUB. DATE
September 1987
SOURCE
Journal of Sport Psychology;1987, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p200
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article summarizes the research paper "Efficacy expectations, training performance, and competitive performance in women's artistic gymnastics," by C. Lee, in "Behaviour Change." The author seeks to discover how useful efficacy judgments in sports are by examining the relationship between self-efficacy, training performance, previous competition scores, and competitive performance.
ACCESSION #
20718126

 

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