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Athlete leadership in sport teams: Current understanding and future directions
(International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2016)
Leadership is a fundamental aspect of sports performance, particularly within team sport environments. Over the past 25 years there has been significant research exploring the role of the coach/manager in this regard. ...
Developing leadership skills in sport: A case study of elite cricketers
(Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2017)
Effective leadership in sport at the elite level can make the difference between success and failure. However, although the importance of leadership is acknowledged there is little published evidence regarding how the ...
The experience of captaincy in professional sport: The case of elite professional rugby
(European Journal of Sport Science, 2017)
The captain is perceived to be an important member of the leadership structure within teams across many professional sports. However, while there is a general acceptance that this is the case, there is very little research ...