You are signed in as:
  • IFPRI
  • Signed in via:
  • IP Address

  • Choose a colour
  • Do coaches know the mental skills of their athletes? Assessments from volleyball and track.

    Author(s) : Leslie-Toogood, A.Martin, G. L.

    Author Affiliation : University of Manitoba, 129 St. Paul's College, 70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2M6, Canada.

    Author Email : gmartin@cc.umanitoba.ca

    Journal article : Journal of Sport Behavior 2003 Vol.26 No.1 pp.56-68 ref.15

    Abstract : Within-sport behavioural checklists for assessing mental skill strengths and weaknesses of athletesathletesSubject Category: People Groups
    see more details
    were completed by a sample of US university volleyball players (n=10), a sample of track athletes (n=10) and their respective coaches (n=7). Overall, there was little agreement between volleyball coaches and the athletes that they coached, and between track coaches and the athletes that they coached, concerning the mental skill strengths and weaknesses of those athletes. In spite of this, coaches showed a high degree of confidence in their ability to evaluate the mental skill strengths and weaknesses of their athletes. The results are discussed in terms of their implications for sport psychologypsychologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
    see more details
    consulting, and the need for future research in this area.

    ISSN : 0162-7341

    Record Number : 20033026070

    Publisher : Department of Psychology. University of South Alabama

    Location of publication : Mobile

    Country of publication : USA

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Descriptor(s) : athletesathletesSubject Category: People Groups
    see more details
    , behaviourbehaviourSubject Category: Miscellaneous
    see more details
    , coachingcoachingSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
    see more details
    , competitive sportscompetitive sportsSubject Category: Activities
    see more details
    , mental abilitymental abilitySubject Category: Properties
    see more details
    , psychologypsychologySubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
    see more details
    , runningrunningSubject Category: Activities
    see more details
    , skillsskillsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
    see more details
    , sport performancesport performanceSubject Category: Properties
    see more details
    , studentsstudentsSubject Category: People Groups
    see more details

    Identifier(s) : athletic performanceathletic performanceSubject Category: Properties
    see more details
    , behaviorbehaviorSubject Category: Miscellaneous
    see more details
    , intelligence, psychological factors, United States of America, volleyball

    Geographical Location(s) : USAusaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
    see more details

    Broader term(s) : APEC countriesapec countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
    see more details
    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
    see more details
    , North Americanorth americaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
    see more details
    , AmericaamericaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
    see more details
    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
    see more details