Volume 9(1): September, 2003

COACHING FACTORS 2

This first issue of Volume 9 of Coaching Science Abstracts reviews articles concerned with general aspects of coaching. It is a compilation of articles that have been abstracted but do not fit in any of the more traditional categories. The initial issue dealing with coaching was issued in September of 2000.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

    GENERAL

  1. GRACIOUSNESS IN DEFEAT - PAT RAFTER

    Conway, D. (July 10, 2001). Tennis: For Pat's sake, learn the 10 commandments of defeat. Australian Associated Press.

  2. TENNIS PLAYERS OF BOTH GENDERS HAVE SIMILAR COMPETITIVENESS

    Sherman, N. W., Hart, S. J., & Bruce-Romero, T. (2000). Trait competitiveness among elite high school tennis players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 408.

  3. CHAMPION CHARACTERISTICS VALIDATED

    Durand-bus, N. & Salmela, J. H. (2002). The development and maintenance of expert athletic performance: Perceptions of world and Olympic champions. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 14, 154-171.

  4. CHAMPION CHARACTERISTICS VERIFIED

    Gould, D., Diffenback, K., & Moffett, A. (2002). Psychological characteristics and their development in Olympic champions. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 14, 172-204.

  5. PERFORMANCE-INFLUENCE VARIABLES IN OLYMPIANS

    Gould, D., Greenleaf, C., Chung, Y., & Guinan, D. (2002). A survey of US Atlanta and Nagano Olympians: Variables perceived to influence performance. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 73, 175-186.

    COACHING

  6. EXERCISE SUPERVISION LEADS TO MORE AND BETTER WORK

    Mazzetti, S. A., Kraemer, W. J., Volek, J. S., Duncan, N. D., Tatamess, N. A., Gomez, A. L., Newton, R. U., Hakkinen, K., & Fleck, S. J. (2000). The influence of direct supervision of resistance training on strength performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32, 1175-1184.

  7. SWIMMING COACHES' CODE OF CONDUCT

    Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association.

  8. COACHING HUMILITY

    Cowley, M. (July 5, 2003). Thorpe's universe under threat. Sydney Morning Herald online, http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/04/1057179164012.html.

  9. TEAM COHESION RESULTS FROM, BUT DOES NOT CONTRIBUTE TO WINNING

    Grieve, F. G., Whelan, J. P., & Meyers, A. W. (2000). An experimental examination of the cohesion-performance relationship in an interactive team sport. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 12, 219-235.

  10. PARENTS OF GYMNASTS WANT FITNESS, SKILL, AND FUN TO BE EMPHASIZED

    Bungum, T. J., Wald, J. & Martin, S. (2000). Parental motivation for supporting their children's involvement in a private gymnastic program. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 330.

    MOTIVATION

  11. STRESS COMES FROM THE TOTAL SPORTING EXPERIENCE, NOT JUST COMPETITIONS

    Noblett, A. J., & Gifford, S. M. (2002). The sources of stress experienced by professional Australian footballers. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 14, 1-32.

  12. POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FACTORS AFFECTING OLYMPIANS

    Greenleaf, C., Gould, D., & Diffenbach, K. (2001). Factors influencing Olympic performance. Interviews with Atlanta and Nagano US Olympians. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 154-184.

  13. SELF-REGULATION IS IMPORTANT FOR PRACTICE

    Cleary, T. J., & Zimmerman, B. J. (2001). Self-regulation differences during athletic practice by experts, non-experts, and novices. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 185-206.

  14. SUCCESS AND FAILURE ARE INFLUENCED BY DIFFERENT FACTORS

    Conroy, D. E., Poczwardowski, A., & Henschen, K. P. (2001). Evaluative criteria and consequences associated with failure and success for elite athletes and performing artists. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 300-322.

  15. SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT MOTIVATE ATHLETES BUT COACHES DO

    Amorose, A. J., & Horn, T. S. (2001). Pre- and post-season changes in intrinsic motivation of first year college athletes: Relationships with coaching behavior and scholarship status. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 355-373.

  16. FEAR OF FAILURE TOOL NEEDS TO BE CROSS-VALIDATED IN A SPORT-SPECIFIC ENVIRONMENT

    Conroy, D. E., Willow, J. P., & Metzler, J. N. (2002). Multidimensional fear of failure measurement: the Performance Failure Appraisal Inventory. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 14, 76-90.

  17. TRAINING ACTIVITIES NEED TO BE HIGHLY RELATED TO COMPETITION ACTIVITIES TO MOTIVATE ATHLETES

    Young, B. W., & Salmela, J. H. (2002). Perceptions of training and deliberate practice of middle distance runners. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 33, 167-181.

  18. SOCIAL FACILITATION CHANGES TREADMILL PERFORMANCE FACTORS

    Moffatt, R. J., Chitwood, L. F., & Biggerstaff, K. D. (1994). The influence of verbal encouragement during assessment of maximal oxygen uptake. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 34, 45-49.

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