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Unpicking the emperor’s new clothes: perceived attributes of the captain in sports teams
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2019)
Much importance has been assigned to the role of the team captain. In this article, we test whether today’s team captains live up to these high expectations. Furthermore, we provide greater insight into the selection ...
A case study of factors influencing performance in the practice environment
(Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2019)
Athletes’ practice environment can influence their competitive performance. The influencing performance factors present in practice are understudied, and the aim of this study was to explore these factors. Using a case-study ...
International consensus statement on the psychosocial and policy-related approaches to mental health awareness programmes in sport
(BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine, 2019)
Background: Research focused on mental health in sport has revealed a need to develop evidence-supported mental health practices that are sensitive to sport culture, particularly for non-elite athletes. A consensus statement ...
Professional rugby coaches’ perceptions of the role of the team captain
(Sport Psychologist, 2019)
The aim of this study was to explore the lived experiences of the coach in relation to the perceived function of captains in professional rugby union. Participants were 8 elite male rugby coaches purposefully sampled for ...
Training-monitoring engagement: An evidence-based approach in elite sport
(International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 2019)
Purpose: Poor athlete buy-in and adherence to training-monitoring systems (TMS) can be problematic in elite sport. This is a significant issue, as failure to record, interpret, and respond appropriately to negative changes ...