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Relationships between mental toughness, barriers to exercise, and exercise behaviour in undergraduate students
(University of Wollongong, Australia, 2017)
The present study explored relationships between mental toughness (MT), barriers to exercise, and self reported exercise behaviour in university students. Perceived barriers to exercise are important since previous work ...
Assessing model fit: Caveats and recommendations for confirmatory factor analysis and exploratory structural equation modeling
Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) is commonly used to assess measurement models in sport and exercise psychology. Frequently used as a yardstick for their adequacy, are specific cutoff values proposed by Hu and Bentler ...
Mental toughness in higher education: Relationships with achievement and profession in first-year university sports students (Pre-published version)
Research into mental toughness has largely been confined to elite sport but should theoretically be important across other performance domains. We examined mental toughness in 161 first year sport students at a UK University ...
Development and validation of the compliant and principled sportspersonship scale (Pre-published version)
Purpose: A new measure of sportspersonship, which differentiates between compliance and principled approaches, was developed and initially validated in 3 studies. Method: Study 1 developed items, assessed content validity, ...
Psychological approaches to enhancing fair play (Pre-published version)
(Nova Science Publishers, 2013)
This article reviews approaches to studying sportspersonship, moral behavior in sport and broader morality theory to offer practical strategies to enhance fair play. By identifying stages and levels of morality and reviewing ...
Relationships between mental toughness and psychological wellbeing in undergraduate students (Pre-published version)
This study examined relationships between mental toughness (MT) and psychological wellbeing (PWB) in undergraduate students. Following previous research that identified significant and positive relations between MT and ...