Undergraduate students report their meaning and
- 7 steps to sports confidence. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jul95, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p68
Outlines steps to develop self-confidence and achieve goals in any sport competitions. Realistic goals; Preplan for all the tough times that will be encountered in a sport; Highest quality of efforts in training; Positive self-talk.
- Mental training. // Women's Sports & Fitness;Aug84, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p40
The mind is one part of the body athletes often forget to train. The mind is prone to rambling that can interfere with concentration and success more surely than anything else. This article studies different aspects of mind games: goal-setting ;visualization; winning and losing; and how they...
- Psychological factors associated with overtraining: Implications for youth sport coaches. Hollander, Daniel B.; Meyers, Michael C. // Journal of Sport Behavior;Mar95, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p3
Defines the psychological indices of overtraining and examines the psychological factors involved with youth sports. Suggested corrective alternatives for coaches to avoid overtraining of youth athletes; Incremental stages in overtraining; Affectations within the parasympathetic and sympathetic...
- Visions of victory. Ungerleider, Steven // Psychology Today;Jul92, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p46
Presents the lowdown on performance enhancement strategies from a top sports psychologist. What mental practice is and how it works; Why it works; Dreaming of gold; Athletic dreams are common among elite competitors; When not physically training,athletes are preparing mentally; Research among...
- Athletes & academics. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Feb92, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p23
States that mental work ability of pupils is enhanced by having more physical education. Experiences of the experimental group.
- Hardiness and mood disturbances in swimmers while overtraining. Goss, Judy D. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Jun1994, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p135
Examines the relationships between hardiness and mood disturbances in swimmers who are overtraining. Description of overtraining process; Definition of hardiness; Measures of outcome; Fewer mood disturbances experienced by hardy swimmers; More adaptive coping behaviors displayed by hardy swimmers.
- Differential perceptual and motivational patterns when different goals are adopted. Papioannou, Athanasios // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar1995, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p18
Examines the relationship of perceived motivational climate in physical education to the perceptions of teachers' differential treatment toward high and low achievers. Motivation and anxiety of children with high and low perceived competence during play or exercise with high- or low-ability...
- Goal Orientation in PE. Grove, J. Robert; Buckworth, Janet // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Dec1996, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p444
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Application of achievement goal theory to physical education: Implications for enhancing motivation,' by D.C. Treasure and G.C. Roberts and published by the `Quest.'
- Bodybuilding blues. Welch, Dawn // Shape;Feb94, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p20
Reports that extreme physical training and dieting has a deleterious effect on the mental health of the individual. Tracking of eight bodybuilders prior to a competition; Opinion of exercise physiologist and nutritionist Laura E. Newton; Previous research.