Volume 15(5): March, 2010

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN SPORTS 2

This fifth issue of Volume 15 of Coaching Science Abstracts reviews articles concerned with more psychological factors in sports. Previously, topics have been offered under various headings and issue titles. The latest issue was titled Psychological Factors in Sports.To follow the development of one of the topics in this issue it will be necessary to use the search capacity of this site to locate previous abstracts pertaining to it.

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    IMAGERY

  1. IMAGERY NOT A CONSISTENT FEATURE OF GYMNASTICS TRAINING

    Di Cagno, A., Battaglia, C., Baldari, C., & Guidetti, L. (2007). Mental training in rhythmic gymnasts: Actual training habits and effectiveness of practice on technical learning. ACSM Annual Meeting New Orleans, Presentation Number 1459.

  2. IMAGINED MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS TRAINING IS EFFECTIVE FOR DEVELOPING STRENGTH

    Reiser, M., Busch, D., & Munzert, J. (2007). Strength gains by imagination of muscle actions. ACSM Annual Meeting New Orleans, Presentation Number 1820.

  3. BRAIN SCAN PATTERNS OF ACTUAL AND IMAGINED MOVEMENTS ARE SIMILAR

    MacIver, K., Lloyd, D. M., Kelly, S., Roberts, N., & Nurmikko, T. (2008). Phantom limb pain, cortical reorganization and the therapeutic effect of mental imagery. Brain, 131, 2181-2191.

  4. OLD CONCEPT OF BRAIN IMAGERY OF MOVEMENTS

    Luttgens, K., & Hamilton, N. (1997). Kinesiology: Scientific basis of human motion. Madison, W: Brown & Benchmark.

  5. REAL AND IMAGINED ESTABLISHED MOVEMENTS ARE REPRESENTED SIMILARLY IN THE BRAIN

    Ehrsson, H. H., Geyer, S., & Naito, E. (2003). Imagery of voluntary movement of fingers, toes, and tongue activates corresponding body-part-specific motor representations. Journal of Neurophysiology, 90, 3304-3316.

  6. VARIED AIMING TASKS PRODUCE SPECIFIC CHANGES IN BRAIN FUNCTION

    Winstein, C. J., Grafton, S. J., & Pohl, P. S. (1997). Motor task difficulty and brain activity: investigation of goal-directed reciprocal aiming using positron emission tomography. Journal of Neurophysiology, 77, 1581-1594. [http://jn.physiology.org/cgi/content/full/77/3/1581].

  7. BRAIN ACTIVATION MAPS ARE SIMILAR BETWEEN REAL AND IMAGINED EXPERIENCES

    Levy, L. M., Henkin, R. I., Lin, C. S., Hutter, A., & Schellinger, D. (1999). Odor memory induces brain activation as measured by functional MRI. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 23, 487-498.

  8. BRAIN AREAS ARE ACTIVATED TO ACCOMMODATE DISCRETE MOVEMENT CONTROL, SEGMENT COORDINATION, AND KINESTHETIC PERCEPTION

    Ehrsson, H. H. (2001). Neural correlates of skilled movement: Functional mapping of the human brain with fMRI and PET. Stockholm, Sweden: Departments of Woman and Child Health and Neuroscience Karolinska Institute.

  9. IMAGERY REDUCES COGNITIVE ANXIETY AND PERCEIVED STRESS AND INCREASES SELF-CONFIDENCE

    Coelho, R. W., Keller, B., Justus, F. B., & Tempski, R. (2009). Effect of multi-modal imagery intervention on pre-competitive anxiety and stress levels in elite tennis players. ACSM 56th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Presentation Number 2577.

  10. PODCASTING IS A VIABLE FORM OF DELIVERING IMAGERY INSTRUCTION

    Darling, T. V., & Edwards, S. W. (2009). Podcasting mental images: Technological application of sport imagery. ACSM 56th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Presentation Number 2748.

    ATTENTION

  11. VIDEO DISTRACTION INCREASES EXERCISE PLEASURE

    Miller, P. C., Bailey, E. K., Blakeslee, R. L., & Hall, E. E. (2006). The influence of various distraction stimuli on affective responses to cycle ergometry. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(5), Supplement abstract 999.

  12. TASK-RELEVANT ATTENTION INCREASES AS FATIGUE ACCUMULATES

    Curry, B., Hollander, D. B., Jeansonne, J. J., Wood, R., Hebert, E. P., & Kraemer, R. R. (2007). Comparisons of models of cognitive strategies during a cycling maximal test and simulated time trial. ACSM Annual Meeting New Orleans, Presentation Number 2265.

  13. EARLY DECISION MAKING AFFECTS GOALTENDING SUCCESS

    Kruisselbrink, D., Cairns, M., Walsh, C., & Kontzie, D. (2008). How much is enough? Effect of visual contact time on puck stopping ability. ACSM 55th Annual Meeting Indianapolis, Presentation Number 1974.

  14. DIVIDED ATTENTION CAN BE TOLERATED IN LOW-INTENSITY MOTOR TASKS

    Johnson, A. N., Vohra, S., & Shinohara, M. (2009). Interference from divided attention with additional motor or cognitive task to motor accuracy. ACSM 56th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Presentation Number 2698.

    AROUSAL/ANXIETY/STRESS

  15. AROUSAL TO MOVEMENT TIME RELATIONSHIP IS LINEAR

    Chang, Y. K., Etnier, J. L., & Barella, L. A. (2006). The inverted-U relationship between arousal and fractionated reaction time. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(5), Supplement abstract 2149.

  16. SKILL LEVEL MODERATES THE EFFECTS OF AN AUDIENCE AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

    Al-Nakeeb, Y., Lyons, M., & Nevill, A. M. (2008). The impact of competition and the presence of others on performance. ACSM 55th Annual Meeting Indianapolis, Presentation Number 1421.

  17. PRE-COMPETITION ANXIETY IS AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER

    Tsuda, S., Nisugi, S., Morii, H., Yasuda, T., & Ito, J. (2008). Anxiety and performance in Japanese athletes: An examination of individual zones of optimal functioning theory. ACSM 55th Annual Meeting Indianapolis, Presentation Number 1423.

    MOOD STATES

  18. MOOD NOT RELATED TO DRESSAGE OR SHOWJUMPING PERFORMANCE

    Wolframm, I., & Micklewright, D. (2007). Rider mood state on equine showjumping and dressage performance. ACSM Annual Meeting New Orleans, Presentation Number 2260.

    GENERAL

  19. REACTION TIME IS SIMILAR BETWEEN DOMINANT AND NON-DOMINANT HANDS

    Guan, H., Koceja, D. M., & Surburg, P. R. (2006). Choice reaction time difference between gender and hand using the fractionated reaction time technique. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(5), Supplement abstract 2150.

  20. JOCK-IDENTITY IN WHITE ADOLESCENTS IS THE FACTOR MOST ASSOCIATED WITH DELINQUENCY

    Miller, K. E., Melnick, M. J., Barnes, G. M., Sabo, D., & Farrell, M. P. (2007). Athletic involvement and adolescent delinquency. Journal of Youth Adolescence, 36, 711723.

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