Volume 18(4): February, 2013

MENTAL FACTORS IN SPORTS 5

This fourth issue of Volume 18 of Coaching Science Abstracts reviews articles concerned with mental factors in sports. Previously, the topics included were offered as specific issues. Those issues were:

Combined issues titled Mental Factors in Sports, Mental Factors in Sports 2, Mental Factors in Sports 3, and Mental Factors in Sports 4 updated the above specific topics further. The contents of this issue should be married with the previous Coaching Science Abstracts' issues to extend understanding of the factors.

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    GOALS

  1. TASK-ORIENTED GOALS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH LONG PARTICIPATION IN ICE HOCKEY

    Konttinen, N. (2009). Goal orientation and persistence in youth hockey. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

    THINKING

  2. MENTAL FATIGUE IN PERFORMANCE IS NOT SIMPLY ASSOCIATED WITH PERFORANCE FATIGUE

    Baumeister, J., Reinecki, K., St Clair Gibson, A., Rauch, L., Noakes, T., & Weiss, M. (2009). Mental fatigue as a tool in sports and exercise evaluation of performance, perception, and brain activity. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  3. INSTRUCTIONS ABOUT A TASK AFFECT HOW THE TASK IS PERFORMED

    Chavarria-Soto, M. M., & Salazar, W. (2010). Manipulation of information, personality, and sports performance. Is it really all a mental issue? Presentation 1836 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

  4. CLOCK MANIPULATION ALTERS PERFORMANCE

    De Vrijer, A., & Bishop, D. (2009). Secret clock manipulation affects time-to-task failure during high-intensity exercise. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  5. NON-ASSOCIATIVE SELF TALK OCCURS AT A WIDE RANGE OF EXERCISE INTENSITY

    Gibson, A., Longstaff, F., Aitchison, C., Thompson, K., Micklewright, D., & Ansley, L. (2010). The relationship between self-talk and perceived exertion during running trials of different intensities. Presentation 671 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

  6. PROLONGED EXERCISE IN THE HEAT REDUCES COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING

    Chen, Y., & Wong, S. H. (2011). One-hour moderate run in hot environments impairs the cognitive performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(5). Supplement abstract 916 .

  7. EXERCISE FATIGUE INFLUENCES SOME COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS

    Moore, R. D. (2011). Effects of acute exercise-induced fatigue on cognitive function. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(5). Supplement abstract 1308.

    LEARNING

  8. FLOTATION SUITS OF NO BENEFIT IN SWIMMING INSTRUCTION

    Kjendlie, P. L. (2009). Swimming abilities are not enhanced by using a flotation suit for advanced beginners in deep water swimming teaching. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  9. SELF-REGULATION OF EFFORT IN YOUNG FEMALES ONLY NEEDS PRACTICE

    Ireland, L. M., Ledezma, C. M., Waechter, J. D., Wisniewski, K. S., Shafer, A. B., Gallagher, M., Goss, F. L., Nagle, E. F., & Robertson, R. J. (2010). Effect of teleoanticipation on intensity self-regulation error during cycle exercise in females. Presentation 669 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

  10. PHYSICAL FATIGUE HINDERS SKILL LEARNING

    Carron, A. V., & Ferchuk, A. D. (1971). The effect of fatigue on learning and performance of a gross motor task. Journal of Motor Behavior, 3, 62-68.

    MENTAL SKILLS AND STRATEGIES

  11. ACTIVITY PACING IS LEARNED AND APPLIED TO VARIOUS DISTANCES WITH LITTLE EFFECT ON PERFORMANCE

    Mauger, A., Jones, A., & Williams, C. A. (2009). Influence of exercise variation on the retention of a pacing strategy. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  12. PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTION TRAINING IMPROVES PERFORMANCE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

    Smyth, P., Masterson, L., & Kearney, P. (2009). Effects of cognitive-behavioral intervention program on the anxiety level and performance of gymnasts in a competitive environment. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  13. PREPARATION FOR AND INTRODUCTION INTO AN EVENT IS THE CRITICAL STAGE FOR GOVERNING PERFORMANCE PACING

    Lindsay, T., Ansley, L., Neary, J. P., Hunter, A., St Clair Gibson, A., Skowno, J., & Noakes, T. D. (2009). Changes in pacing strategy in response to an acute shift to and from hypoxia. A paper presented at the 14th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Oslo, Norway, June 24-27.

  14. COPING SKILLS ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF COMPETING AND COMPETITION PREPARATIONS

    Nicholls, A. R., Hemmings, B., & Clough, P. J. (2010). Stress appraisals, emotions, and coping among international adolescent golfers. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 20, 346355.

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