Volume 18(5): March, 2013

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS IN SPORTS 3

This fifth issue of Volume 18 of Coaching Science Abstracts reviews articles concerned with more psychological factors in sports. Previously, topics have been offered under various headings and issue titles. Previous issues were Psychological Factors in Sports, and Psychological Factors in Sports 2. 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 relevant abstracts.

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    IMAGERY

  1. IMAGERY IMPROVES FREE THROW SHOOTING

    Post, P. G., Wrisberg, C. A., & Mullins, S. (2010) A field test of the influence of pre-game imagery on basketball free throw shooting. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity: Vol. 5(1), Article 2. [Available at: http://www.bepress.com/jirspa/vol5/iss1/art2].

  2. HEALING IMAGERY DOES NOT IMPROVE POST-EXERCISE SORENESS

    Kensrue, E. P., Bixby, W. R., Hall, E. E., & Miller, P. C. (June 02, 2010). The effects of imagery on performance and pain perception associated with delayed-onset muscle soreness. Presentation 1817 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

  3. VISUAL IMAGERY ENHANCES SHOOTING PERFORMANCE

    Minjung, W., Myung-hwa, K., Sung-Woon, K., Hyeon-Jeong, J., Gun-Young, L, & Jingu, K. (June 02, 2010). The influence of visual imagery on cerebral cortical activity and rifle shooting performance. Presentation 1832 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

  4. VISUALLY INSPECTING A TASK IMPROVES TASK FORM BUT NOT OVERALL PERFORMANCE

    Sanchez, X., Lambert, P., Jones, G., & Llewellyn, D. J. (2012). Efficacy of pre-ascent climbing route visual inspection in indoor sport climbing. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 22, 67-72.

    ATTENTION

  5. CAFFEINE IMPROVES SELECTIVE ATTENTION POST-EXERCISE

    Williamson, M. L., Ryan, E. J., Fickes, E. J., Kim, C. H., Gunstad, J., Kaminori, G. H., & Glickman, E. L. (2011). Caffeine, exercise, and selective attention. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 43(5). Supplement abstract 1301.

    MOOD STATES

  6. DEHYDRATION AFFECTS SOME PSYCHOLOGICAL VARIABLES

    Armstrong, L. E., Ganio, M. S., Lee, E. C., McDermott, B. P., Klau, J. F., Yamamoto, L. M., Marzano, S., Lopez, R., Beasley, K. N., Jiminez, L., Le Bellego, L., Chevillotte, E., Casa, D. J., & Lieberman, H. R. (June 02, 2010). Degraded cognitive performance and increased fatigue in men following mild dehydration at 1.59% body mass loss. Presentation 1686 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

    GENERAL

  7. PSYCHOLOGICAL PREDICTORS OF BASEBALL BATTING PERFORMANCE

    Friend, H. J. (1988). Predicting baseball player performance. Dissertation Abstracts International-B, 49(05), 1988.

  8. PSYCHOLOGICAL STATES BEFORE A COMPETITION ARE IMPORTANT

    Sanchez, X., Boschker, M. S.,. & Llewellyn, D. J. (2010). Pre-performance psychological states and performance in an elite climbing competition. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 20, 356363.

  9. REACTION TIME IMPROVES WITH EXERCISE AND CAFFEINE ADMINISTRATION

    Ryan, E. J., Jankowski-Wilkinson, A., Bellar, D. M., Kim, C-H., Muller, M. D., Russell, M., Otterstetter, R., Glickman, E. L., & Mamimori, G. H. (June 2, 2010). The effects of caffeine administered in chewing gum on psychomotor performance following acute bouts of exhaustive cycling. Presentation 1477 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; June 2-5.

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