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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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.
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.
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.
OLD CONCEPT OF BRAIN IMAGERY OF MOVEMENTS Luttgens, K., & Hamilton, N. (1997). Kinesiology: Scientific basis of human motion. Madison, W: Brown & Benchmark.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 711–723.
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