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Examining the frequency variable in the imagery dose-response relationship

Imagery training is a well-known technique in sport psychology that it is often applied to improving skill performance in a range of sports. In this study, the central aim was to experimentally examine...

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Generality and specificity in a piecewise linear map model for motor learning

The specificity and generality of practice effects are central issues in motor learning, retention and transfer. The current study implemented the piecewise linear map model to analyze practice effects...

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‘Embracing turbulent waters’: Enhancing athlete self-regulation using the ‘PoST’ framework for performance preparation at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Sport science has increasingly witnessed use of contemporary ecological approaches to athlete development, preparation, and skill acquisition, providing alternatives to traditional pedagogical approaches....

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A games-based assessment in ecological dynamics for measuring physical literacy

Ideas and concepts taken from ecological dynamics might provide an alternative perspective on physical literacy assessment. The aim of this paper was to pilot an assessment of physical literacy conceptualised...

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Self-regulation of learning in sport practices: An ecological dynamics approach

•Social cognitive methods have been used to study self-regulation in sports.•An ecological dynamics perspective considers self-regulation at an ecological scale.•Eco-physical variables can improve the...

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Application of ecological dynamics principles to drowning prevention

Drowning has been identified as the cause of over 2.5 million preventable deaths globally in the past decade. Lower- and middle-income countries in Asia have recorded the highest numbers of drowning...

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Developing a skill acquisition framework for youth sport in Singapore

Skill acquisition research has great potential to inform coaching practices and can impact skill development, especially at the youth developmental stage. However, it is not always easy for coaches...

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An ecological dynamics approach to motor learning in practice: Reframing the learning and performing relationship in high performance sport

For practitioners working in high performance sport, the primary goal is to ensure that precious preparation time is utilised efficiently, effectively and resourcefully to provide maximal impact on...

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An ecological dynamics perspective to learning

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Effects of parental support and coach-initiated motivational climate on young athletes’ psychosocial behaviors and well-being

This study examined the effect of coach-initiated motivational climate and parental support on intrinsic motivation, enjoyment of sport participation, subjective vitality, sport-related violence, and...

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Sport psychology practitioner's perceptions and use of social media

While sport psychologists have recently been encouraged to embrace digital technology and social media use in their practice, little is currently known about the associated benefits and challenges of...

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Relationship between mindfulness and cognitive anxiety-impaired performance: Based on performance evaluation discrepancies

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between athletes’ mindfulness and discrepancy in their self-evaluated and teammate-evaluated performance decrement. The participants in this study were...

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The effects of mindfulness training on mindfulness, anxiety, emotion dysregulation, and performance satisfaction among female student-athletes: The moderating role of age

Research has suggested that mindfulness can help combat stress, increase self-compassion, and improve well-being. Although mindfulness is also beneficial for student-athletes, little is known about...

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Structural relationship in transtheoretical model of behavioural change constructs among students at a Malaysian university campus

The aim of this study is to examine the structural relationship in the transtheoretical model (TTM) of behavioural change constructs among undergraduate students. A cross-sectional study was carried...

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Examining the moderation and mediation effects of mental toughness on perceived stress and anxiety amongst athletes and non-athletes

The purpose of the current study was to examine the moderation and mediation effects of mental toughness (MT) on the relationship between perceived stress and anxiety, and to test whether such effects...

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Application of the transtheoretical model to understand physical activity in college students

The present study investigated the physical activity level of college students, the differences in the Transtheoretical Model (TTM) constructs by the stage of physical activity, and the theorized association...

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Goal content and attitudes toward physical activity among primary school students during COVID-19 conditional movement control order

This study examined primary school students’ goal content and attitudes toward physical activity during COVID-19 Conditional Movement Control Order . The participants were 312 students comprising 149...

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Mindfulness practice during COVID-19 crisis: Implications for confinement, physical inactivity, and sedentarism

COVID-19 pandemic has radically impacted and altered the lives of billions of people around the world. Due to strict government policies, most individuals now find themselves confined at home with limited...

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False accusation of online games: Internet gaming can enhance the cognitive flexibility of adolescents

Adolescents commonly exhibit high stress and emotional reactivity, and are prone to addictive behaviors including online gaming. Despite the negative impact, online gaming has recently been reported...

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The wu-wei alternative: Effortless action and non-striving in the context of mindfulness practice and performance in sport

Wu-wei is an important construct but is rarely discussed in the sport psychology literature. The present discussion fills the gap in literature and provides a conceptual overview of the wu-wei alternative....

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Player perceptions of athlete leadership and leadership development in an English Premier League football academy

The effective leadership of, and within, sports teams has consistently been highlighted to be an important factor impacting upon a range of outcomes including team performance, and team functioning....

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Mindfulness enhances changes in athletes’ subjective vitality: The moderating role of coach interpersonal style

Research has found that mindfulness is positively related to subjective vitality. However, whether mindful athletes were shaped by environmental conditions has rarely been investigated. Therefore, based...

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Sport psychology in Singapore: Past, present, and future

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Development of sport psychology in Japan

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