The Coach-Athlete Relationship in Married Couples: An Exploratory Content Analysis

Jowett, Sophia; Meek, Geoffrey A.
June 2000
Sport Psychologist;Jun2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p157
Academic Journal
Examines coach-athlete relationship in married couples. Importance of interpersonal relationship on sport psychology; Aspects in the married coach-athlete relationship; Impact of the relationship on the coaching process.


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