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Volume 9, Issue 4 - December, 2007

Volume 9, Issue 3 - September, 2007

Volume 9, Issue 2 - June, 2007

Volume 9, Issue 1 - March, 2007

  • Editorial
  • Cultural Meanings and Motivations for Sport: A Comparative Case Study of Soccer Teams in the United States and Malawi (Andrew M. Guest) - This paper analyzes the meanings and motivations for sport participation of male soccer players in two distinct cultural contexts. The findings are discussed as demonstrating the usefulness of understanding sport as an empty cultural form that is given particular meanings in local contexts.
  • Function and Preferences of Motivational and Instructional Self-Talk for Adolescent Basketball Players ( Stiliani Chroni, Stefanos Perkos, & Yannis Theodorakis) - The objective of the present study was to explore players’ perceptions on self-talk (ST) helpfulness and on the mechanisms through which ST facilitated execution, as well as their preferences over the use of motivational and instructional ST during skill execution. Results offer some substantiation for possible mechanisms through which ST can influence performance at a young age.
  • John Rocker and the Media Monster (John Stiles) - This article provides an intriguing, in-depth case study featuring a well-known controversy between a sports reporter and a professional athlete named John Rocker. This article will purpose to examine the role and power of sports journalists and the ethical responsibility they have in discerning what is to be reported to the public, and what should remain on the playing field or in the locker room.
  • Solution-Focused Guided Imagery for a Golfer Experiencing the Yips: A Case Study (Robert J. Bell and Charles L. Thompson) - A single-subject across situations design with repeated measures was used to test the efficacy of solution focused guided imagery with a 40 year old golfer suffering from a three year case of the “yips”. Results indicate significant improvement in putting performance.
  • Comparisons of Risky Health Behaviors between Male and Female College Athletes and Non-athletes (Mary E. Pritchard, BreeAnn Milligan, Jenna Elgin, Paul Rush, and Maureen Shea) - Surveyed male and female athletes and non-athletes to compare the prevalence rates of alcohol behaviors, smoking and smokeless tobacco use, and disordered eating behaviors and body image dissatisfaction. We found that these behaviors differed by both gender and athletic status. However, the patterns are not consistent, with athletes being more vulnerable for certain risky behaviors and non-athletes being more vulnerable for others. Furthermore, these patterns also differ by gender.
  • Spectators’ Perceptions of Momentum and Personal Control: Testing the Antecedents-Consequences Model (Cassandra P. Smisson, Kevin L. Burke, Barry Joyner, Barry A. Munkasy, &Lindsey C. Blom) - The present study explored the spectator aspect of the Antecedents Consequences Model by determining the relationship between personal control and perceptions of positive momentum. Results showed a significant inverse relationship between numbers of perceived positive momentum sequences and external control scores.

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Volume 8, Issue 4 - December, 2006

Volume 8, Issue 3 - September, 2006

Volume 8, Issue 2 - June, 2006

Volume 8, Issue 1 - March, 2006

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Volume 7, Issue 4 - December, 2005

Volume 7, Issue 3 - September, 2005

Volume 7, Issue 2 - July, 2005

  • Editorial
  • Self-Talk and Gross Motor Skill Performance: An Experimental Approach? (James Hardy, Craig R. Hall, Candice Gibbs & Cara Greenslade) - Examined the effects of instructional and motivational self-talk on the performance of a sit-up task. Results indicated that self-talk dimensions were positively related to self-efficacy, self-efficacy was positively associated with performance, but not related to performance.
  • Perceived Leadership Behavior and Motivational Climate as Antecedents of Adolescent Athletes’ Skill Development (Dorothee Alfermann, Martin J. Lee, & Sabine Würth) - Two studies where the relationship between adolescent athletes’ skill development and perceived coach behavior as well as motivation climate was investigated. Results showed that skill development of team sport athletes was predicted by higher perceived social support and less instruction, whereby individual sport athletes’ skill development was predicted by less perceived social support, more instruction, and higher mastery climate. Highlights the importance of coach behavior for skill development of athletes, but the type of sport may modify the relationship.
  • Sportspersonship in Youth Basketball and Volleyball Players (Eva Tsai and Lena Fung) - Examined sportspersonship orientation in youth basketball and volleyball players. Result suggested that male rather than female players, older rather than younger players, and basketball rather than volleyball players had a lower regard for sportspersonship.
  • Achievement of Timing at the Highest Competitive Level: The Necessity of a ‘Driving conviction’ (Leif Janson, Trevor Archer, Torsten Norlander) - Examined how performance and timing may be achieved in competitions among a group of eight top athletes worldwide renown for their multiple Olympic Gold and other medal successes in several sports. Results indicated six themes: a unifying “driving” thought, the long-term aspect of preparation, the direct mental preparation prior to start of competition, the experiences of athletes during performance, the coaching and external support they have received and experience of timing.

Volume 7, Issue 1 - March, 2005

  • Editorial
  • Comparing Sources of Stress in College Student Athletes and Non-Athletes (Gregory Wilson, & Mary Pritchard) - Exploratory study was to identify those stressors identified by Division-I freshmen athletes as most prevalent during their first semester in college. One intervention that is suggested is to allow student athletes to work in groups so that they can share experiences. Another is to limit weekly practice time for freshmen since one of the most commonly cited sources of stress for freshmen athletes is time.
  • Competitive Attitudes and Egotistical Attributions: Gender Differences While Competing in a Game of Pool (Emily J. Keener) - Examined if gender or skill level are factors in the expression of competitive attitudes and egotistical attributions. Results show novice participants displayed competitive attitudes when competing against females and experienced participants displayed competitive attitudes when competing against males. Experienced participants made egotistical attributions more than novice participants. When participants with experience competed against the opposite sex they made egotistical attributions more often than when they competed against the same sex.
  • The Relationships Among Three Components of Perceived Risk of Injury, Previous Injuries and Gender in Non-Contact/Limited Contact Sport Athletes (Jennifer M. Reuter & Sandra E. Short) - Examined the relationships among perception of risk of injury, worry/concern of injury, and confidence in avoiding injury in three non-contact/limited contact sports (swimming, track, and baseball). Results indicated a positive relationship between the fear of injury and probability of injury and a negative relationship between fear of injury and confidence in avoiding injury. There was also a negative relationship between the probability of injury and confidence in avoiding injury. Significant gender differences were only found for the worry in avoiding uncontrollable injuries, with males fearing injury more than females.
  • The Effects of Individualized Imagery Interventions on Golf Performance and Flow States (Adam R. Nicholls, Remco C. J. Polman, & Nicholas L. Holt) - Investigates the effects of an imagery intervention on the intensity and frequency of flow states and golf performance using a single subject ABA research design. Results suggested that three of the four participants increased mean global flow intensity, and all four golfers increased mean global flow frequency and performance during the intervention and post intervention period in comparison to baseline.
  • A Discussion on Qualitative Research in Physical Activity (Krista J. Munroe-Chandler) - Provides an overview of the various ways in which qualitative methodologies can and has contributed to the knowledge and understanding of physical activity research. The discussion is organized into four sections highlighting, (1) the competing paradigms, (2) qualitative research in sport psychology, (3) qualitative research in exercise psychology, and (4) the future of qualitative research in physical activity.
  • Call for Papers - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.

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Volume 6, Issue 3 - December, 2004

Volume 6, Issue 2 - September, 2004

  • The Contextual Side of Professional Boxing: One Consultant’s Experience (Robert J. Schinke) - Discusses the important elements of as sport psychology consultation including the establishment of the relationship with an athlete, preparing them for crucial bouts, relationship between the media and performance, and maintenance of treatment gains.
  • Is Sport Psychology Failing the Athlete? (Tom Ferraro) -Focuses on those elements of a sport psychology consultation that are beneficial to athletes of all levels. Also discusses future directions for the field.
  • The Psychology of Professional Hockey (Cal Botterill) - Discusses the psychology of hockey on a global level as well as the provision of sport psychology services at an individual, team, and organizational level.
  • Preparing Professional Hockey Players for Playoff Performance (Wayne Halliwell) - Describes some of the strategies used to help players, coaches and teams get mentally and emotionally ready for the challenge of playoff hockey. Discusses differences between providing sport psychology consulting services to professional and amateur hockey teams.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.

Volume 6, Issue 1 - March, 2004

  • FEATURED BOOK: Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise (Glyn Roberts)
  • Mental Skills Training For Sports: A Brief Review ( Luke Behncke) - Mental skills training for sport is reviewed in relation to general cognitive-somatic techniques. It is concluded that the initial and continued ability to self-monitor, though enhanced by mental skills training, is fundamentally important for any implementation of cognitive-somatic therapy.
  • The Golfer-Caddie Partnership: An Exploratory Investigation Into the Role of the Caddie (David Lavallee, David Bruce, & Trish Gorely) - Reports the results from a research project designed to examine the role of the caddie in the golfer-caddie partnership. Interpretational analysis of the data revealed a four-component model that was able to both describe the role and provide guidance to golfers and caddies for optimizing their partnership.
  • Evidence for a Relationship Between Attentional Styles and Effective Cognitive Strategies During Performance (Timothy Baghurst, Guillaume Thierry, & Tim Holder) - Examined whether a relationship between attentional styles and effective cognitive strategies affects performance. Results revealed that the internal group completed a significantly greater distance in the associative condition than in the dissociative condition and, conversely, the external group completed a significantly greater distance in the dissociative condition. Questionnaire responses indicated that participants clearly preferred the strategy most similar to their attentional style.
  • The Influence of an Imagery Workshop on Athletes’ Use of Imagery (Jennifer Cumming, Craig Hall, & Chris Shambrook) - Examine the influence of a mental imagery workshop on athletes’ subsequent use of imagery. Results revealed that the basketball players significantly increased their imagery use for the 6-week period following the workshop, and that the basketball players believed the imagery training to be both valuable and effective.
  • Differences in Self-concept, Body-concept, and Mood Between Training Champion and Competitor Type Athletes in Artistic Roller and Figure Skating (Harald Barkhoff & Elaine M. Heiby) - Explored whether three types of elite athletes differ in terms of self-concept, body-concept, and daily mood. Findings indicated that, compared to training champions, competitor types exhibited more positive self- and body-concept. Concerning mood, there were no differences among the three groups but changes over time were found.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 5, Issue 4 - December, 2003

  • Editorial
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • FEATURED BOOK: The Breakout Principle (Herbert Benson & William Proctor)
  • COMMENTARY: The Freshman Experience: High Stress – Low Grades (Z. Papanikolaou, D. Nikolaidis, A. Patsiaouras and P. Alexopoulos) - Examines the overall stress level experienced by freshmen athletes and to delineate the specific stressors that operate to make the athletic and academic transition particularly difficult for most freshmen student-athletes.
  • Impact of a Brief Workshop on Stages of Change Profiles in Athletes (Samuel J. Zizzi & Frank M. Perna) - Examines the impact of a psychoeducational workshop on athletes’ stages of change for use of mental skills training. Results indicate a positive impact of the workshop on athletes’ perceptions of mental training.
  • A Prospective Analysis Of Self-Determined Sport Motivation And Sportspersonship Orientations (Yves Chantal & Iouri Bernache-Assollant) - Tested the replicability of longitudinal findings reported by Vallerand and Losier (1994) which disclosed a predominant time-order relationship between self-determined sport motivation and sportspersonship orientations.As expected, the results of cross-lag analyses revealed a stronger positive correlation between self-determined sport motivation at Time 1 and sportspersonship orientations at Time 2 than for the reverse order relationship.
  • Timing In Sports Performance: Psychophysiological Analysis Of Technique In Male And Female Athletes (Leif Janson, Trevor Archer, & Torsten Norlander) - Examined if timing may be determined through differences in muscle tension. The findings indicated that athletes at international level mobilize both muscles in complete or near-complete synchrony compared with athletes at national or club levels.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 5, Issue 3 - September, 2003

Volume 5, Issue 2 - June, 2003

Volume 5, Issue 1 - March, 2003

  • Editorial
  • FEATURED BOOK: Motivating People to Be Physically Active (Bess Marcus and LeighAnn Forsyth)
  • CASE STUDY - Coping in Professional Sport: A Case Study of an Experienced Cricket Player (Nicholas L. Holt) - examines the coping responses employed by an athlete to manage the daily hassles experienced in professional sport. Findings indicated that stress appraisals were related to endangerment of personal performance goals. Coping strategies deployed to deal with these stressors were evaluation and planning, proactive psychological skills and reactive psychological skills.
  • ASSESSMENT: Coaching Efficacy As Indicators Of Coach Education Program Needs (Lena Fung, Ph.D.) - This study attempted to identify the level of coaching efficacy as measured by the Coaching Efficacy Scale among a group of high school coaches for the purpose of planning future coach preparation programs. Results indicated that participating coaches felt most efficacious in Character Building and least efficacious in Strategy Use.
  • Shy Skaters? Shyness, Coping, and Adjustment Outcomes in Female Adolescent Figure Skaters (Kavita Prakash and Robert J. Coplan) - Examines the associations between shyness and adjustment outcomes in competitive adolescent figure skaters. Results revealed that shyness was associated with increased somatic anxiety prior to competitive performance and negatively related to athletic self-esteem and competitive performance. The negative relations were moderated by the skaters' use of psychological coping styles.
  • Narcissism in Football Players: Stereotype or Reality? (Willie F. Elman and Stuart J. McKelvie) - Investigated if university football players are perceived to be narcissistic and if they are indeed more narcissistic then other athletes and non-athletes by using the Narcissism Personality Inventory . It is concluded that part of the perceived difference in narcissism between football players and non-athletes is stereotypic, but part is also real.
  • Female Athletes: Being both Athletic and Feminine (W. Stephen Royce, Janet L. Gebelt, & Robert W. Duff) - This study used questionnaire and interview data from male and female college athletes and non-athletes suggest some explanations for this the gender role conflict that female athletes have been thought to experience. Results indicated that female athletes are accorded greater respect than male athletes, ratings of the femininity of female athletes were above the neutral point, and female athletes reported experiencing their feminine and athletic identities as distinctively different aspects of self.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

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Volume 4, Issue 3 - December, 2002

  • Editorial - Introduction to the second issue focusing on anxiety and performance in sports.
  • CASE STUDY: Understanding and Refining the Resilience of Elite Athletes: An Intervention Strategy (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & Wendy C. Jerome, Ph. D.) - Focuses on the use of resilience training modules for national team athletes and coaching staff members. Initial results from the training of these groups indicate that performance can be improved in challenging settings through the development of targeted cognitive skills. Abstract and References are included.
  • ASSESSMENT: Assessing The Potential For Alcohol-Related Issues Among College Student-Athletes (Joshua C. Watson) - Focuses on the use of alcohol by college student athletes. Hypothesis regarding substance use are presented along with assessment and treatment options for use by providers. Abstract and References are included.
  • Participation Motives in Leisure Center Physical Activities (Elianne M. Trembath, Attila Szabo, and Michael J. Baxter) - This study examined whether participation motives in leisure center physical activities differ at three times of the day. The afternoon sample did not differ on any of these motives from the morning and evening samples. The latter two, however, did differ on Achievement Orientation and Extrinsic Factor that were rated higher by the morning than the evening participants, whereas the evening participants rated Self-Improvement higher than the morning sample. Abstract and References are included.
  • Self-reported Hostile Aggression in Contact Athletes, No Contact Athletes and Non-athletes (Patrice Lemieux, Stuart J. McKelvie and Dale Stout) - Focuses on the realtionship between athletics and aggression. In general, bigger athletes were more aggressive than smaller athletes; but, athletes and non-athletes did not differ. Abstract and References are included.
  • Relationships Between Mood, Cohesion And Satisfaction With Performance Among Soccer Players (James Lowther and Andrew Lane) - Focuses on the relationships between pre-competition group cohesion, mood, and performance in a soccer team over the course of a season. Results indicate that being part of a cohesive team is associated with positive mood states and that depressed mood was associated with poor perception of performance. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 4, Issue 2 - August, 2002

Volume 4, Issue 1 - April, 2002

  • Editorial - Introduction to issue focusing on theory, research and practice of sport psychology. Two original research articles and a literature review are offered as well as a commentary on the need for scertified strength coaches in high-schools, letters to the editor, a classifieds section, and a call for papers.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Commentary: Requiring Certified Strength Coaches In High School Weight Rooms (Wayne Dominowski) - Piece highlights the growing need for appropriate personnel for physical education in our nation's high-schools.
  • A Team-Building Mental Skills Training Program with an Intercollegiate Equestrian Team (Gordon A. Bloom & Diane E. Stevens) - The purpose of this article is to briefly describe the design, implementation, and evaluation of a team building mental skills training program for an intercollegiate equestrian team. In particular, theoretical and methodological rationales for the team-building intervention are provided.
  • Self-Regulation: A Brief Review (Luke Behncke) - A review of self-regulation indicating that future research should explore the various phenomenological aspects of psychosomatic function if methodological approaches to self-monitoring are to be more clearly defined.
  • Construct Validity of the Anxiety Rating Scale -2 with Youth Wrestlers (William D. Russell & Richard H. Cox) - Results are discussed in terms of the importance of accurate short-form psychological assessment of precompetitive anxiety and the importance of self-confidence in moderating cognitive and somatic anxiety in wrestling.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

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Volume 3, Issue 3 - December, 2001

  • Editorial - Introduction to issue focusing on the things that athletes do in order to cope with athletic performance. Two original research articles are offered as well as a commentary on parents and children, letters to the editor, a classifieds section, and a call for papers.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Commentary: When Parents Take Their Child's Sport Participation Beyond Reason (Wayne Dominowski) - This is the first of a two part series on a growing concern regarding adult misbehavior and inappropriate actions that negatively impact on youth development.
  • Mood-Regulating Strategies Used By Athletes (Matthew J. Stevens & Andrew M. Lane) - This study examined strategies used to self-regulate mood dimensions assessed by the Profile of Mood States in athletes. The authors propose that identification of strategies used to regulate mood lend support to the notion that mood can be controlled by the individual, and is not simply a reaction to external factors.
  • Understanding the Development of Major-Games Competitors' Explanations and Behaviors From a Contextual Viewpoint (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & José L. da Costa, Ed.D.) - Focuses on the findings of a preliminary study exploring the relationship between support-staff behavior and the explanatory and behavioral developments of major-games athletes from individual sports. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Staff. Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 3, Issue 2 - August, 2001

  • Editorial - Describes the contents of current issue which focuses on feedback that athletes receive from coaches, psychologists and other individuals who are part of their athletic experience.
  • Commentary: In Support Of A Written Curriculum Based On Sport Psychology For High School Sports Teams (Mitch Lyons) - Commentary piece written in support of a written curriculum based on sport psychology for high school sports teams.
  • Case Study: An Individualized Feedback System For Tennis Players (Gordon Henry, Ph.D.) - Study. Focuses on whether feedback based solely on performance outcome measures may be effective in helping one player improve his National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) rating. The participatory and individualized nature of the feedback used and the effects of the feedback on the player's intrinsic motivation to practice tennis are also discussed. Abstract and References are included.
  • A Plausible Relationship between Support-Infrastructure and Major-Games Athletic Performance (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & José L. da Costa, Ed.D.) - Focuses on the relationship between athletic performance in competition and feedback from coaches, psychologists and other individuals relating to an individuals sports. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 3, Issue 1 - April, 2001

  • Editorial - This issue focuses on things that impede peak performances among athletes. An article relating coaching and performance is presented.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Commentary: In the Zone - A Biobehavioral Theory of the Flow Experience (Arthur J. Marr) - This piece offers a commentary and a new perspective for examining the concept of the zone or flow experience.
  • Reflective Coaching Interventions for Athletic Excellence (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D & Joy Tabakman, M.S.W.) - Focuses on the relationship between coach and athlete and how this can affect an athlete's performance. Suggestions are offered for improved coach-athlete relationships. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

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Volume 2, Issue 2 - May, 2000

  • Editorial - This is the editorial for the second issue of the second year of Athletic Insight. This issue focuses on things that are of importance to practitioners and preofessionals that are in the field.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Commentary: Public Perception of Sport Psychologists (Adam H. Naylor & Doug E. Gardner) - Offers comments about public perceptions of sport psychologists and what can be done to unify the field as a whole.
  • Personnel Selection in Athletic Programs (Miguel Humara) - Focuses on the application of personnel selection procedures traditionally used in business to sports. Practical advice for individuals developing programs is offered. Abstract and References are included.
  • Chaos Theory: A New Science for Sport Behavior? (Mick G. Mack, Sharon Huddleston, Kaia E. Dutler, & Joseph K. Mintah) - Focuses on the science of Chaos Theory and how it applies to sport behavior. Specific examples are provided in order to illustrate the point. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 2, Issue 1 - February, 2000

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Volume 1, Issue 3 - November, 1999

  • Editorial - This is the editorial for the third issue of the first year of Athletic Insight. This issue focuses on the subject of the zone. Articles are presented on the subject with respect to cycling, golf and tennis along with empirical research.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Commentary (Bryan Farran, M.A.) - Review of articles presented in Vol 1, Iss 1 of athletic insight focusing on Asian and Hispanic aggression within the field of athletics.
  • Cycling in the Zone (Sam Marye Lewis, M.A., M.F.T.) - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of cycling. Includes Abstract and References.
  • The Zone and Golf (Tom Ferraro, Ph.D.) - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of Golf. Abstract and References are included.
  • Playing Tennis in the Zone (Matthew Krug) - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of Tennis. Abstract and References are included.
  • The Zone: Evidence of a Universal Phenomenon for Athletes Across Sports (Janet A. Young & Michelle D. Pain) - An empirical examination of the phenomenon of the Zone in a variety of sports. Abstract and References are included.
  • Call for Papers and Staff - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues.
  • Classifieds - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology.

Volume 1, Issue 2 - September, 1999

  • Editorial - Editorial for the second issue of Athletic Insight which focuses on the issue of anxiety within the field of athletics. Both Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic perpectives are presented along with suggestions for treatment.
  • Letters to the Editor - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses.
  • Introduction - Introduction to the second issue of Athletic Insight which focuses on the issue of anxiety within the field of athletics. Both Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic perpectives are presented along with suggestions for treatment.
  • The Relationship Between Anxiety and Performance: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective (Miguel Humara, M.A.) - Examines anxiety (nerves) in athletics and its subsequent effect on performance from a cognitive-behavioral perspective.
  • A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Anxiety in Athletes (Tom Ferraro, Ph.D.) - Examines anxiety (nerves) in sports and its effect on performance from a psychodynamic perspective.

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