<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Athletic Insight: Back Issues</TITLE> </HEAD> <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" LINK="#0000FF" VLINK="#8040C0" ALINK="#FF0000"> <DIV ALIGN="left"> <P ALIGN="center"><IMG SRC="Images/Image1.jpg" ALT="Athletic Insight - The Online Journal of Sport Psychology" BORDER=0></P></DIV> <P ALIGN="center"></P> <DIV ALIGN="center"><TABLE BORDER=4 CELLPADDING=8 CELLSPACING=4 WIDTH=520><THEAD> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG> <FONT SIZE=6>Volumes 1 - 10</FONT> </STRONG></B></P> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=5>1999 - 2008</FONT></STRONG></B></P></TD><TD> <P ALIGN="center"><IMG SRC="Images/Image3.jpg" ALT="AI Logo" BORDER=0></P></TD></TR> </THEAD> <TBODY> <A NAME="Top of Page"></A> <DIV ALIGN="center"><TABLE BORDER=4 CELLPADDING=8 CELLSPACING=4 WIDTH=520><THEAD> </THEAD> <TBODY> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/104IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 10, Issue 4 - December, 2008</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial: December 2008 Special Edition - Ethics in Sport Psychology</A> (Robert Schinke)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/Multiple.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Ethical and Practical Issues Related to Multiple Role Relationships in Sport Psychology </A> (Jack C. Watson II and Damien Clement)</B> - The primary purpose of this paper is to review the ethical issues related to multiple role relationships, within the sporting realm, as they pertain to coach-practitioner, teacher-practitioner, and researcher-practitioner relationships <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/Ethical.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Ethical Practice in a Diverse World: The Challenges of Working with Differences in the Psychological Treatment of College Student-Athletes </A> (Mary Jo Loughran and Edward F. Etzel)</B> - Differences may be visible (e.g., ethnicity, gender) or less visible (e.g., socioeconomic status, disability status, religion/spirituality, and sexual orientation). Ethical challenges that may arise in treatment when considering the differences between athletes are explored. Recommendations are made regarding resolution of potential dilemmas. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/Canadian.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Sport Psychology Consulting with Canadian Olympic Athletes and Coaches: Values and Ethical Considerations </A> (Penny Werthner and John Coleman)</B> - The purpose of this paper is to examine, from the perspective of two consultants working with Olympic athletes and coaches, the nature of that work, and the relationship between one s core values, one s professional philosophy, and ethical behavior. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss4/Boxing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> "I try to catch them right on the tip of his nose, because I try to punch the bone into the brain": Ethical issues working in professional boxing </A> (Andrew M. Lane)</B> - The intent of boxers coupled with the serious medical effects of participation suggest it contravenes a number of ethical guidelines for an applied psychologist, including social responsibility, respect of the welfare of people s right and dignity and avoiding harm. This article explores some of these issues, drawing on experiences as a consultant working with professional boxers. </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/103IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 10, Issue 3 - September, 2008</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/BasicNeed.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Basic Need Satisfaction and Motivation in Sport</A> (Nicolas Gillet & Elisabeth Rosnet)</B> - The purpose of investigation was to examine the relationships between competitive and recreational sport structures, gender, individual and team sports, level of competition, sport motivation and athletes perceptions of autonomy, competence and relatedness in order to enhance our knowledge of the motivational processes in sport. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/GroupProcess.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A group resonance intervention with a volleyball team: An exploration of the process between a consultant, coach, and athletes </A> (Bettina Callary and Natalie Durand-Bush)</B> - The purpose of this study was to examine if and how a coach could develop and apply the process of resonance with his team through a resonance intervention facilitated by a researcher/consultant and continue nurturing this process once the intervention was completed. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/ExercisePlanned.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Examining the Revised Theory of Planned Behavior for Predicting Exercise Adherence: A Preliminary Prospective Study</A> (Andrew R. Levy, Remco C.J. Polman, & David C. Marchant)</B> - This study examined the utility of Maddux s (1993) revised theory of planned behavior toward the prediction of exercise intentions and adherence. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/SelfModeling.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Effect of Self-Modeling on Skill Learning and Self Efficacy of Novice Female Beach-Volleyball Players</A> (Eleni Zetou, Thomas Kourtesis, Katerina Getsiou, Maria Michalopoulou, & Efthimis Kioumourtzoglou)</B> - The present study examined the effect of self-modeling n beach volleyball skill learning and self-efficacy. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss3/ParentsComments.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Parents Sideline Comments: Exploring the Reality of a Growing Issue</A> (Lindsey C. Blom, Ed.D. and Dan Drane, Ph.D.)</B> - The purpose of this study was to use The Parent Observation Instrument for Sport Events to explore the nature of parental comments. </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/102IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 10, Issue 2 - June, 2008</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/TraitAnxiety.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Direction and Intensity of Trait Anxiety as Predictors of Burnout among Collegiate Athletes</A> (J. Gualberto Cremades and Matthew S. Wiggins)</B> - The purpose of this study was to determine burnout differences related to gender and sport type (i.e., individual versus team), and to determine the relationship between anxiety direction, anxiety intensity, and burnout while controlling for gender and sport type. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/MuscularActivity.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Attentional Focusing Strategies Influence Muscle Activity During Isokinetic Biceps Curls</A> (David Marchant, Matt Greig, & Catherine Scott)</B> - This study assessed the influence of different attentional focusing instructions upon muscular activity during biceps curl movements. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/Music.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Listen Up! The Experience of Music in Sport - A Phenomenological Investigation.</A> (Lacey Sorenson, Daniel R. Czech, Stephen Gonzalez, James Klein, and Tony Lachowetz)</B> - Investigated the Division I athlete's experience of music in sport from an existential phenomenological perspective. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/ExerciseBehavior.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Psychological Predictors of Exercise Behavior</A> (Katie M. Heinrich, Yuka Jokura, and Jay E. Maddock)</B> - This study examined the relationship between exercise self-efficacy and social norms for exercise while controlling for demographics and sedentary behaviors. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss2/PersonCentered.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> The Use of the Person-Centered Approach for the Reduction of the State-Trait Anxiety in Volleyball Players</A> (A. Patsiaouras, Z. Papanikolaou, <BR>K. Haritonidis D. Nikolaidis, and P. Keramidas)</B> - The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the person - centered intervention (reflection, congruence, respect, empathy) on anxiety (state - trait) which athletes have. </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/101IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 10, Issue 1 - March, 2008</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/InterventionsInjury.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> The Effects of Cognitive and Relaxation Interventions on Injured Athletes Mood and Pain during Rehabilitation </A> (Airi Naoi, Ed.D. and Andy Ostrow, Ph.D.)</B> - Assessed the effectiveness of cognitive and relaxation interventions on mood and pain for a sample of college athletes who had experienced more than 12 weeks for complete recovery after surgeries. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/TestingSuccess.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Testing the Relationship Between a Cognitive Ability Test and Player Success: The National Football League Case </A> (Arthur J. Adams & Frank E. Kuzmits)</B> - Examined the relationship between the Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT) and subsequent National Football League (NFL) success. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/PerceptionsofFemales.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Perceptions of Female Athletes Based on Observer Characteristics</A> (Amanda R. Hoiness, Bart L. Weathington, and Abigail L. Cotrell)</B>- Evaluation of the perceptions of female athletes and the influences that gender, type of sport (masculine vs. feminine), and rater athletic identity (athlete vs. non-athlete) play on these perceptions. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/SeriesSweeps.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Series Sweeps in Competitive Situations: The Line between Can and Can t </A> (Brian J. O Leary, Holly A. Vande Walle, and Bart L. Weathington)</B> - Proposes theoretical bases for the observation that the results of seven-game playoff series in professional sports are all but determined when one of the teams loses the first three games. <LI><A HREF="Vol10Iss1/StudentAthleteModel.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> The Student-Athlete Model and the Socialization of Intercollegiate Athletes</A> (Jonathan Marx, Scott Huffmon, and Andrew Doyle)</B> - Explored the congruency between the student-athlete model advanced by the NCAA and the actual expectations of male and female athletes toward academics and athletics. </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-6816364" target="_top" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-6816364" width="468" height="60" alt="Become Financially Fit For Life" border="0"></a> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/94IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 9, Issue 4 - December, 2007</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial: 2007 Special Edition: The Road to the Olympic Games  2008</A> (Robert Schinke, Ed.D, CSPA) </B> <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/NewZealand.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Psychological preparation of athletes for the Olympic context: The New Zealand Summer and Winter Olympic Teams</A> (Ken Hodge and Gary Hermansson)</B> - Focuses on common mental Skills challenges at the Olympic Games as well as the development of the  One Team - One Spirit concept among the athletes of the New Zealand team. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/FourYearPrep.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Road to the Olympic Games: A Four-Year Psychological Preparation Program</A> (Boris Blumenstein and Ronnie Lidor)</B> - Describes the four-year psychological preparation program given to Israeli elite athletes whose goal is to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/TrackFieldConsulting.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Consulting with Olympic Track and Field Hopefuls: It can t be this easy & or could it?</A> (Shaun M. Galloway)</B> - This paper will reveal how two different environments and outlooks can determine the choice of intervention. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/Favorite.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Psychology of Being an Olympic Favorite</A> (Peter Haberl)</B> - Considers what the psychological challenges are of being an Olympic favorite as well as tools for the sport psychology consultant to equip the athletes to optimize their Olympic experience. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss4/Review.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> Book Review: The Muscular Ideal: Psychosocial, Social, and Medical Perspectives</A> (Timothy Baghurst)</B> </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/93IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 9, Issue 3 - September, 2007</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/CoachingStaffCohesion.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationships Among Coaches and Athletes Perceptions of Coaching Staff Cohesion, Team Cohesion, and Performance </A> (Rebecca A. Zakrajsek, Christiaan G. Abildso, Jennifer R. Hurst, and Jack C. Watson II)</B> - Explored coaches and athletes perceptions of coaching staff cohesion (CSC) and their relationships with team cohesion and performance among eighteen NCAA Division I, II, and III teams. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/LegalPunishment.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Impact of Introducing Legal Punishment on the Frequency of Aggressive Behaviour in Professional Ice Hockey: Using the Todd Bertuzzi Incident as an Ecological Case Study</A> (Chris J. Gee and Luke Potwarka)</B> - Assessed the impact of a high profile legal charge on the frequency of aggressive behaviour across the National Hockey League (NHL). The 50 games preceding and following the March 8, 2004 Todd Bertuzzi incident (outlined within) were investigated. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/RaceDifference.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>White Americans Genetic Explanations for a Perceived Race Difference in Athleticism: The Relation to Prejudice toward and Stereotyping of Blacks</A> (Jane P. Sheldon, Toby Epstein Jayaratne and Elizabeth M. Petty)</B> - Based on a nationally representative sample of 600 White men and women, the research found that the more respondents endorsed genetic underpinnings for a perceived race difference in athleticism the greater their level of prejudice and negative stereotyping about Blacks. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/FeedbackandEndurancePerformance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Effect of External Versus Internal Types of Feedback and Goal Setting on Endurance Performance</A> (Marios Goudas, Yannis Theodorakis, & Kostas Laparidis)</B> - Examined the effects of different types of feedback and goals on endurance performance, a laboratory experiment was conducted with 80 physical education students 18  21 years of age. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/EatingDisorderRiskFactors.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Risk Factors for Disordered Eating in High School and College Athletes</A> (Mary Pritchard, Paul Rush, and BreeAnn Milligan)</B> - Compared disordered eating behavior in high school and college athletes. Results indicated significant differences between high school and college athletes in disordered eating, body dissatisfaction, and excessive exercise. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss3/GenderandPositiveChange.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Effect of Gender in a Positive Change in Body image and Self-esteem</A> (Murray Griffin and Sharon Kirby)</B> - Examined the differences between the sexes on the affect of activity on self-esteem and body image. </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/92IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 9, Issue 2 - June, 2007</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/CoachesIntentions.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Factors Influencing Track and Swimming Coaches Intentions to Use Sport Psychology Services</A> (Rebecca A. Zakrajsek & Sam J. Zizzi)</B> - This study is the first attempt at developing an instrument measuring coaches attitudes toward sport psychology modified from Martin, Kellmann, Lavallee, and Page s (2002) Sport Psychology Attitudes-Revised (SPA-R) form. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/PredictingSuccess.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Predicting Athletic Success: Factors Contributing to the Success of NCAA Division I AA Collegiate Football Players</A> (Martin Spieler, Daniel R. Czech, A. Barry Joyner, Barry Munkasy, Noah Gentner & J. Long)</B> - The current research attempted to determine factors from demographic information, the Ten-Item Personality Inventory, and the Athletic Coping Skills Inventory-28, that most accurately predicts starting status in United States collegiate football players. Results showed that there was a significant difference between starters and non-starters for age, high school size, and coping with adversity, that predicted starting status 79.6% of the time. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/YogaMemory.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Effect of Inverted Yoga Positions on Short-term Memory</A> (Sandy Kimbrough, Rick Balkin, and Allison Rancich)</B> - A brief yoga sequence consisting of three inverted positions was designed to test the hypothesis that inverted yoga positions positively influence memory and attention due to increased blood flow to the brain. There was no significant difference between the control group and the experimental group. In this study, the practice of inverted yoga positions did not influence short-term memory. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/SelfRegulationRollerSkating.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Self-Regulation Skills of a Competitor Type vs. a Training Champion Athlete in Artistic Roller Skating: A Season Long Case Study in Elite Sport Competitions </A>(Harald Barkhoff, Elaine M. Heiby, and Ian S. Pagano)</B> - The purpose of this case study was to investigate whether the use of self-regulation skills prior to a competition partly accounts for differences in performance between a successful elite roller skater classified as a  competitor type" and an unsuccessful elite roller skater classified as a  training champion . <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss2/IceCartwheels.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Cartwheels on Ice: A Phenomenological Exploration of Children s Enjoyment in Competitive Figure Skating</A> (Tatiana V. Ryba )</B> - This paper discusses a phenomenological study of children s experience of enjoyment in figure skating. The global themes that emerged from the data suggest that the young athletes ultimately enjoyed their time in figure skating when they were doing something for the First Time, Getting Better, Being Creative, Experiencing the Body, and being around Other People. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/91IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 9, Issue 1 - March, 2007</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL><LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A> </B> <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/CulturalMeaningandMotivation.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Cultural Meanings and Motivations for Sport: A Comparative Case Study of Soccer Teams in the United States and Malawi</A> (Andrew M. Guest)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/BasketballSelfTalk.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Function and Preferences of Motivational and Instructional Self-Talk for Adolescent Basketball Players</A> ( Stiliani Chroni, Stefanos Perkos, & Yannis Theodorakis) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/Rocker.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>John Rocker and the Media Monster</A> (John Stiles)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/GolfImagery.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Solution-Focused Guided Imagery for a Golfer Experiencing the Yips: A Case Study</A> (Robert J. Bell and Charles L. Thompson)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/HealthBehaviors.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Comparisons of Risky Health Behaviors between Male and Female College Athletes and Non-athletes</A> (Mary E. Pritchard, BreeAnn Milligan, Jenna Elgin, Paul Rush, and Maureen Shea)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol9Iss1/MomentumSpectatorsPerception.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Spectators Perceptions of Momentum and Personal Control: Testing the Antecedents-Consequences Model</A> (Cassandra P. Smisson, Kevin L. Burke, Barry Joyner, Barry A. Munkasy, &Lindsey C. Blom)</B> - 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.</UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-19357" target="_blank" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-19357" width="468" height="60" alt="NBAF Magazine Subscriptions" border="0"></a> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="center"><B><STRONG><A HREF="Vol8Iss4/84IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top">Volume 8, Issue 4 - December, 2006</A></STRONG></B></P> <UL><LI> <A HREF="Vol8Iss4/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A> </B> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss4/SelfTalkandPerformance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Belief in Self-Talk and Dynamic Balance Performance</A> (Kaori Araki, Joseph K. Mintah, Mick G. Mack, Sharon Huddleston, Laura Larson, and Kelly Jacobs)</B> - Examines the relationship between one s belief in self-talk and performance as well as the influence of positive and negative self-talk on performance among a group of 125 undergraduate students. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss4/Perfectionism.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Future Perfectionism and Mood States Among Recreational and Elite Athletes</A> (Ashley E. Stirling & Gretchen A. Kerr)</B> - Examines perfectionism and its possible relationship with mood states among both elite and recreational athletes. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss4/FootballManager.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Review of Leadership in Sport: Implications for Football Management</A> (Lee Crust and Ian Lawrence)</B> - Reviews research on leadership in sport and considers the implications of this work in relation to the complex task of effective football management. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss4/PositiveIllusions.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Positive Illusions and Sport Performance Levels of Basketball Players </A>(Peter Catina)</B> - Examined the relationships between positive illusion and sport performance of basketball players among 3 cultures: U.S.A., Croatia, and Norway. </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/83IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 8, Issue 3 - September, 2006</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/IntroFuture.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Looking to the Future of Sport Psychology: An Introduction</A> (Robert J. Schinke, David Hancock, Nicole G. Dubuc, and Kim D. Dorsch)</B> - introduces Athletic Insight s 2006 special edition regarding forecasts into the future of applied sport psychology. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/YouthSports.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Youth Sports: Implementing Findings and Moving Forward with Research</A> (Jessica Fraser-Thomas and Jean Ct)</B> - reviews the literature, outlines practical implications, and discusses future studies in youth sport research. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/CoachingLifeSkills.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Future Directions in Coaching Life Skills: Understanding High School Coaches Views and Needs</A> (Daniel Gould, Yongchul Chung, Paige Smith, and Jackie White)</B> - A study was designed to examine the types of personal and social issues high school coaches need knowledge of and what they perceive their roles are in terms of developing player life skills <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/IndustryChallenges.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Industry Challenges Facing Sport Psychology</A> (Leonard D. Zaichkowsky)</B> - Focuses on challenges currently facing the field and thoughts on how to deal with current problems <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/ImageryResearch.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Onwards with the Evolution of Imagery Research in Sport Psychology</A> (Sandra E. Short, Lindsay Ross-Stewart, and Eva V. Monsma)</B> - present evidence supporting the need for the evolution of imagery research. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/PastPresentFuture.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Sport Psychology  Past, Present and Future: The Perceptions of Swedish Sport Psychology Students</A> (Urban Johnson)</B> - The purpose of this study is to analyze answers from Swedish sport psychology students from two different time intervals (1995 and 2005), and examine how they describe the current and future (10 years ahead) development of sport psychology. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/Karate.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>ARTICLE COMMENTARY: An Extension of  One Consultants Experience Focusing on Sport Karate</A> (Shaun M. Galloway)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss3/Reflections.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>ARTICLE COMMENTARY: Reflections of professional boxing consultancy: A response to Schinke (2004)</A> (Andrew M. Lane)</B> </UL></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/82IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 8, Issue 2 - June, 2006</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</FONT></B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/Superstition.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>An Exploratory Investigation of Superstition, Personal Control, Optimism and Pessimism in NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Student-Athletes</A> (Kevin L. Burke, Daniel R. Czech, Jennifer L. Knight, Lisa A. Scott, A. Barry Joyner, Steven G. Benton, and H. Keith Roughton)</B> - This article examined the usage of superstitious behavior in relation to personal control and optimism and pessimism among 208 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletes <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/Spiritual.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Challenging the  Myth of a Spiritual Dimension in Sport </A> (Lee Crust )</B> - Critiques the position of researchers and theorists who have called for greater recognition of a spiritual dimension in sport, an integration of spiritual dimensions into existing sport-related models, and applications in sport psychology consultancy <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/Process.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The process of performance of four track athletes: A resonance-based intervention</A> (Kelly Doell,Natalie Durand-Bush, and Doug Newburg) </B> - Using structured interviews of four track athletes, this study examined the perceived effects of a resonance-based intervention on both training and performance quality and subjective well-being. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/Loafing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Social Loafing in Interactive Groups: The Effects of Identifiability on Effort and Individual Performance in Floorball</A> (Rune Higaard and Rolf P. Ingvaldsen)</B> - Investigated whether effort and performance in interactive teams are influenced by identifiability of individual motivation and effort. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss2/HockeySkills.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>RESEARCH NOTE: Psychological Skills for Successful Ice Hockey Goaltenders </A> (Ryan Gelinas & Krista Munroe-Chandler) </B> - Examination of the mental skills that will help goaltenders be consistent in their play and ultimately lead to optimal performance. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/81IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 8, Issue 1 - March, 2006</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/Momentum.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Review of Psychological Momentum in Sports: Why qualitative research is needed </A> (Lee Crust and Mark Nesti)</B> - Review of previous literature on perceived momentum and actual performance in sports, this paper proposes that qualitative investigations are needed in order for a more comprehensive understanding of the concept to be achieved. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/DirectObservation.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Using A Direct Observation Approach To Study Aggressive Behaviour In Hockey: Some Preliminary Findings</A> (Chris Gee and Philip Sullivan)</B> - Examines the utility of a videotaped observation approach on the study of aggressive behaviour in hockey. Results indicate that it accounted for significantly more aggressive infractions. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/DisorderedEating.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationship between Gender, Type of Sport, Body Dissatisfaction, Self Esteem and Disordered Eating Behaviors in Division I Athletes</A> (BreeAnn Milligan and Mary Pritchard)</B> - This study examined whether gender, type of sport (lean v. non-lean), body dissatisfaction and self esteem were associated with disordered eating behaviors in Division I college athletes. More female than male athletes displayed disordered eating behaviors; approximately one-quarter of the population was at risk for a clinically diagnosable eating disorder. <LI><A HREF="Vol8Iss1/Referrals.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Referral Practices: Are Sport Psychology Consultants Out of Their League?</A> (Amy M. Gayman and Jane Crossman)</B> - The purpose of the study was to examine the referral practices of sport psychology consultants in Canada. On average, respondents indicated that they rarely encounter athletes with clinical problem. However, some always referring and others never referring to registered psychologists or mental health professionals. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-908866-6300992" target="_blank" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-908866-6300992" width="468" height="60" alt="Get your frequent flyer miles and paint the town." border="0"></a> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/74IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 7, Issue 4 - December, 2005</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/SexandRace.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Bias in the Portrayal of Sex and Race in Photographs from Undergraduate Sport Psychology Texts</A> (Michelle M. Dionne and Patrizia Albanese) </B> - Photographs from undergraduate sport psychology textbooks were analyzed for gender and visible minority status of the individuals depicted. Results indicated that female and minority athletes were somewhat underrepresented compared to actual participation rates in sport. However, coaches and officials were portrayed almost exclusively as White men and as such represent a limited vision of leadership positions in sport. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/SourcesofStress.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Sources of Stress in NCAA Division I Women Ice Hockey Players</A> (Tracy L. Heller, Gordon A. Bloom, Graham I. Neil, John H. Salmela) </B> - Individual interviews consisting of open-ended questions were carried out with six elite athletes. The results identified three main categories of stress: (a) hockey pressures, (b) relationship issues, and (c) educational demands, which included academic and time concerns relating to their studies. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/PrayerinSports.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Use of Prayer in Sport: Implications for Sport Psychology Consulting</A> (Nick J. Watson and Daniel R. Czech ) </B> - Discusses athlete s use of prayer as it pertains to athletics and the implications for sport psychologists who work with these athletes. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss4/Selfesteem.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationship of Self-Esteem and Body Satisfaction to Exercise Activity for Male and Female Elementary School, High School, and University Students</A> (Jackie Frost and Stuart J. McKelvie ) </B> - For all participants combined, high exercisers reported greater self-esteem than low exercisers, showing that the positive relationship between exercise activity and self-esteem is robust across sex and age. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/73IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 7, Issue 3 - September, 2005</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/IntroductionCulturalSportPsychology.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Introduction to Cultural Sport Psychology: Special Edition</A> (Robert J. Schinke, Ginette Michel, Richard Danielson, Alain Gauthier, & Patricia Pickard) </B> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/UsingSportPsych.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Using Psychological Skills Training from Sport Psychology to Enhance the Life Satisfaction of Adolescent Mexican Orphans</A> (Stephanie J. Hanrahan)</B> - The purpose of this study was to determine if a psychological skills training program based on sport psychology could enhance the global self-worth and perceived life satisfaction of adolescent Mexican orphans. Results indicate that there was a significant increase in both global self-worth and perceived life satisfaction. Possible cultural issues relevant to the participants are discussed. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/CulturalPraxis.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Sport Psychology as Cultural Praxis: Future Trajectories and Current Possibilities </A>(Tatiana V. Ryba)</B> - Focuses on the development of a  sport psychology as cultural praxis discourse that reflects the paradigmatic shift that I believe would provide a viable gateway for the entry of psychology of sport into the arena of (post)sport studies. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/DiversifyingPoliticizing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Diversifying (and Politicizing) Sport Psychology Through Cultural Studies: A Promising Perspective Revisited</A> (Leslee A. Fisher, Ted M. Butryn, & Emily Roper) </B> - Expands earlier work which introduced the core concepts of cultural studies and their application to the field of sport psychology. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss3/LatinAmerican.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Sport Psychology Consulting with Latin American Athletes</A> (Anthony P. Kontos & Erick Arguello) </B> - The goal of this paper was to provide the reader with an introduction to Latin American culture in relation to sport psychology, and to serve as a catalyst for further discussion and research involving Latin American athletes in sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/72IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 7, Issue 2 - July, 2005</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/SelfTalkPerformance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Self-Talk and Gross Motor Skill Performance: An Experimental Approach? </A> (James Hardy, Craig R. Hall, Candice Gibbs & Cara Greenslade) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/LeadershipandMotivation.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Perceived Leadership Behavior and Motivational Climate as Antecedents of Adolescent Athletes Skill Development </A> (Dorothee Alfermann, Martin J. Lee, & Sabine Wrth) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/Sportspersonship.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Sportspersonship in Youth Basketball and Volleyball Players </A>(Eva Tsai and Lena Fung) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss2/AchievementofTiming.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Achievement of Timing at the Highest Competitive Level: The Necessity of a  Driving conviction </A> (Leif Janson, Trevor Archer, Torsten Norlander) </B> - 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. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/71IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 7, Issue 1 - March, 2005</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/StressAthletesNonathletes.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Comparing Sources of Stress in College Student Athletes and Non-Athletes </A> (Gregory Wilson, & Mary Pritchard) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/PoolandGender.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Competitive Attitudes and Egotistical Attributions: Gender Differences While Competing in a Game of Pool </A> (Emily J. Keener) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/PerceivedRiskofInjuryNoContact.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationships Among Three Components of Perceived Risk of Injury, Previous Injuries and Gender in Non-Contact/Limited Contact Sport Athletes </A> (Jennifer M. Reuter & Sandra E. Short) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/ImageryGolfFlow.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Effects of Individualized Imagery Interventions on Golf Performance and Flow States </A> (Adam R. Nicholls, Remco C. J. Polman, & Nicholas L. Holt) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/QualitativeResearch.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Discussion on Qualitative Research in Physical Activity </A> (Krista J. Munroe-Chandler) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol7Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-2331387" target="_blank" > <img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-2331387" width="468" height="60" alt="Save 50% with Home Delivery!" border="0"></a> </P></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/63IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 6, Issue 3 - December, 2004</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/BouncingBack.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Bouncing Back: The Role Of Coping Style, Social Support And Self-Concept In Resilience Of Sport Performance</A> (W. Kerry Mummery, Grant Schofield, Clark Perry) </B> - addresses all of the aforementioned factors in relation to their potential effects after negative performances among competitive swimmers. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/ExplanatoryStructure.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Attributing To Positive And Negative Sporting Outcomes: A Structural Analysis </A> (A.J. Ross, J.B. Davies, and P. Clarke)</B> - takes the attribution literature one step further with the development of a qualitative method through which they evaluate post-performance explanations. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/PerceivedRiskofInjury.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationships Among Three Components of Perceived Risk of Injury, Previous Injuries and Gender in Contact Sport Athletes </A> (Sandra E. Short, Jennifer Reuter, Jerel Brandt, Martin W. Short, & Anthony P. Kontos) </B> - considers the relationship among three discrete factors that contribute to athlete perceived risk of injury within contact sport. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/WhatEverHappened.htm" TARGET="_top"><B> What Ever Happened To& . The Effects of Career ermination from the National Football League </A> (Greg J. Lotysz & Sandra E. Short )</B> - addresses the struggles experienced by one athlete undergoing career termination at the highest level of professional sport. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/AcuteExercise.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Can Active Seniors Gain Stress-Reducing Results From Acute Exercise? </A> (Roger T. Couture and Jochen Bocksnick) </B> - engage in an increasingly relevant exercise adherence discussion given the aging population we are now experiencing as a result of the baby boom.More specifically it considers the effects of brisk walking on the somatic anxiety levels of female senior citizens. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/62IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 6, Issue 2 - September, 2004</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/Professionalboxing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Contextual Side of Professional Boxing: One Consultant s Experience</A> (Robert J. Schinke)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/IsSportPsychologyFailing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Is Sport Psychology Failing the Athlete?</A> (Tom Ferraro)</B> -Focuses on those elements of a sport psychology consultation that are beneficial to athletes of all levels. Also discusses future directions for the field. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/ProfessionalHockey.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Psychology of Professional Hockey</A> (Cal Botterill)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/ProfessionalHockeyPlayoffPerformance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Preparing Professional Hockey Players for Playoff Performance</A> (Wayne Halliwell) </B>- 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss2/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/61IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 6, Issue 1 - March, 2004</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>FEATURED BOOK: Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise</A> (Glyn Roberts)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/MentalSkillsReview.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Mental Skills Training For Sports: A Brief Review</A> ( Luke Behncke)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/GolfCaddieRole.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Golfer-Caddie Partnership: An Exploratory Investigation Into the Role of the Caddie</A> (David Lavallee, David Bruce, & Trish Gorely)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/AttentionalStylesandEffectiveCognitiveStrategies.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Evidence for a Relationship Between Attentional Styles and Effective Cognitive Strategies During Performance</A> (Timothy Baghurst, Guillaume Thierry, & Tim Holder)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/InfluenceofImageryWorkshop.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Influence of an Imagery Workshop on Athletes Use of Imagery</A> (Jennifer Cumming, Craig Hall, & Chris Shambrook)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/DifferencesinSelf-conceptBody-conceptMoodRollerFigureSkating.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Differences in Self-concept, Body-concept, and Mood Between Training Champion and Competitor Type Athletes in Artistic Roller and Figure Skating</A> (Harald Barkhoff & Elaine M. Heiby)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol6Iss1/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-10346" target="_blank" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-10346" width="468" height="60" alt="" border="0"></a> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/54IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 5, Issue 4 - December, 2003</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</B></A> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>FEATURED BOOK: The Breakout Principle</A> (Herbert Benson & William Proctor)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>COMMENTARY: The Freshman Experience: High Stress  Low Grades</A> (Z. Papanikolaou, D. Nikolaidis, A. Patsiaouras and P. Alexopoulos)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/ImpactofBriefWorkshop.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Impact of a Brief Workshop on Stages of Change Profiles in Athletes</A> (Samuel J. Zizzi & Frank M. Perna)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Sportspersonship.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Prospective Analysis Of Self-Determined Sport Motivation And Sportspersonship Orientations</A> (Yves Chantal & Iouri Bernache-Assollant)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Timing.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Timing In Sports Performance: Psychophysiological Analysis Of Technique In Male And Female Athletes</A> (Leif Janson, Trevor Archer, & Torsten Norlander)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss4/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/53IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 5, Issue 3 - September, 2003</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</B></A> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>FEATURED BOOK: The Mental Athlete</A> (Kay Porter)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/CollegeBasketballCaseStudy.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Season Long Case Study Investigation of Collective Efficacy In Male Intercollegiate Basketball</A> (David MacLean & Philip Sullivan)</B> - A case study design was used to explore the relationships between collective efficacy and performance over the course of one season. Findings indicated that there was a positive relationship between collective efficacy and the opponent s winning percentage <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/SpectatorsMomentumPerceptions.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Spectators Perceptions of Positive Momentum While Attending NCAA Men s and Women s Basketball Regular Season Contests: Exploring the Antecedents-Consequences Model</A> (Kevin L. Burke, Mark W. Aoyagi, A. Barry Joyner, and Michelle M. Burke)</B> - Study attempted to explore the Antecedents-Consequences Model which stated that momentum is influenced by situational and/or personal variables, and may be experienced by spectators and athletes, although spectators experiences of momentum are more likely to be less intense. Results indicated only a low to moderate level of agreement between experienced spectators. The results suggested that momentum is still an elusive concept to scientifically validate, or, that attempts to empirically measure momentum have not been scientifically sound. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/ExtraversionNeuroticism.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Extraversion and Neuroticism in Contact Athletes, No Contact Athletes and Non-athletes: A Research Note</A> (Stuart J. McKelvie, Patrice Lemieux, and Dale Stout)</B> - Examined the realtionship between extraversion and neuroticism in contact athletes, no contact athletes and non-athletes. Results indicated that extraversion did not vary significantly and for neuroticism, athletes scored significantly lower than non-athletes. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss3/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/52IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 5, Issue 2 - June, 2003</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</B></A> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>FEATURED BOOK: Foundations of Sport & Exercise Psychology - 3rd Edition</A> (Robert Weinberg & Daniel Gould)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>COMMENTARY: Still Changing The Paradigm Of Sports Teams From Verbal To Written In High Schools</A> (Mitch Lyons)</B> - Preliminary results from the institution of a high-school based sport psychology curriculum in Newton, Massachusetts. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/FanDevelopment.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Social Psychology of the Creation of a Sports Fan Identity: A Theoretical Review of the Literature</A> (Beth Jacobson)</B> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/ClimbingImagery.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Use of Imagery in Climbing</A> (Jean Boyd & Krista J. Munroe)</B> - This study examined the extent to which beginner and advanced climbers used the five functions of imagery as well as how climbers use of imagery differed from track and field athletes. Results showed that track and field athletes used the motivational components of imagery significantly more than climbers and that advanced and beginner climbers displayed no significant differences in their imagery use patterns. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/PowerinSports.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Construct Study: Power in Sports</A> (Zissis Papanikolaou & Asterios Patsiaouras)</B> - The purpose of this study was to define and explained the construct of Power in Sports using the theoretical framework of Fiske (1971). Discusses the need to examine the impact of this construct to the high level and amateur athletes as well as development of a psychological test to measure this construct. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss2/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/51IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 5, Issue 1 - March, 2003</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>FEATURED BOOK: Motivating People to Be Physically Active</A> (Bess Marcus and LeighAnn Forsyth</B>) <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/CricketPlayerCoping.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>CASE STUDY - Coping in Professional Sport: A Case Study of an Experienced Cricket Player</A> (Nicholas L. Holt)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/CoachingEfficacy.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>ASSESSMENT: Coaching Efficacy As Indicators Of Coach Education Program Needs</A> (Lena Fung, Ph.D.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/ShySkaters.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Shy Skaters? Shyness, Coping, and Adjustment Outcomes in Female Adolescent Figure Skaters</A> (Kavita Prakash and Robert J. Coplan) </B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/Narcissism.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Narcissism in Football Players: Stereotype or Reality?</A> (Willie F. Elman and Stuart J. McKelvie)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/FeminineAthletes.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Female Athletes: Being both Athletic and Feminine</A> (W. Stephen Royce, Janet L. Gebelt, & Robert W. Duff)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol5Iss1/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-1643274" target="_blank" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-1643274" width="468" height="60" alt="Click here for your favorite eBay items" border="0"></a> </P></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/43IssueHome.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 4, Issue 3 - December, 2002</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> - Introduction to the second issue focusing on anxiety and performance in sports. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/ResilienceIntervention.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>CASE STUDY: Understanding and Refining the Resilience of Elite Athletes: An Intervention Strategy</B> </A> <B>(Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & Wendy C. Jerome, Ph. D.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/AlcoholAssessment.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>ASSESSMENT: Assessing The Potential For Alcohol-Related Issues Among College Student-Athletes</B> </A> <B>(Joshua C. Watson)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/LeisureCenterParticipationMotives.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Participation Motives in Leisure Center Physical Activities</B> </A> <B>(Elianne M. Trembath, Attila Szabo, and Michael J. Baxter)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/SelfReportedAggression.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Self-reported Hostile Aggression in Contact Athletes, No Contact Athletes and Non-athletes</B> </A> <B>(Patrice Lemieux, Stuart J. McKelvie and Dale Stout)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/MoodandPerformance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Relationships Between Mood, Cohesion And Satisfaction With Performance Among Soccer Players</B> </A> <B>(James Lowther and Andrew Lane)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss3/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Anxiety_Issue_2.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 4, Issue 2 - August, 2002</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</B></A> - Introduction to the second issue focusing on anxiety and performance in sports. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</B></A> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Featured_Book.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Featured Book: Advances in Sport Psychology, 2nd Edition</A> (Thelma Horn, Editor)</B> - New section providing information on a recently released book which focuses advances within the field. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/TriathleteAnxiety.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Dysphoria, Linking, And Pre-Competitive Anxiety In Triathletes </A> (Grant Schofield, Geoff Dickson, Kerry Mummery, & Helen Street )</B> - Article investigating the relationship between general linking, everyday depressive symptoms, and state anxiety in a group of ultra-endurance athletes (N=223) competing in the 2001 Ironman New Zealand triathlon. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Competitive_State_Anxiety.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Contrasting Concepts of Competitive State-Anxiety in Sport: Multidimensional Anxiety and Catastrophe Theories.</A> (Ivan M. McNally)</B> - Focuses on Multidimensional Theory of Anxiety and the Catastrophe Model as an explanation for the connection between performance and arousal. Disputes the inverted-U Hypothesis and offers conclusions and recommendations as to the most plausible explanation of competitive anxiety in sport. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/SoccerSelfEfficacy.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Self-Efficacy And Psychological Skills During The Amputee Soccer World Cup</A> (James Lowther, Andrew Lane, & Helen Lane)</B> - Article which focuses on the relationships between psychological skills, self-efficacy, and performance among soccer players participating in the Amputee World Cup. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</B></A> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss2/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</B></A> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Applied_Issue.htm" TARGET="_top"> <B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 4, Issue 1 - April, 2002</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: Requiring Certified Strength Coaches In High School Weight Rooms </A> (Wayne Dominowski)</B> - Piece highlights the growing need for appropriate personnel for physical education in our nation's high-schools. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/EquestrianTeamBuilding.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Team-Building Mental Skills Training Program with an Intercollegiate Equestrian Team</A> (Gordon A. Bloom & Diane E. Stevens)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/SelfRegulation.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Self-Regulation: A Brief Review</A> (Luke Behncke)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/ARS2Wrestlers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Construct Validity of the Anxiety Rating Scale -2 with Youth Wrestlers</A> (William D. Russell & Richard H. Cox)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol4Iss1/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-14457" target="_blank" > <img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-14457" width="468" height="60" alt="Click here for JobsInSports.com" border="0"></a> </P></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/CopingIssue.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 3, Issue 3 - December, 2001</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: When Parents Take Their Child's Sport Participation Beyond Reason</A> (Wayne Dominowski)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/MoodRegulation.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Mood-Regulating Strategies Used By Athletes </A> (Matthew J. Stevens & Andrew M. Lane)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/ExplanationDevelopment.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Understanding the Development of Major-Games Competitors' Explanations and Behaviors From a Contextual Viewpoint</A> (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & Jos L. da Costa, Ed.D.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Staff. Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss3/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/FeedbackandCoachingIssue.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 3, Issue 2 - August, 2001</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: In Support Of A Written Curriculum Based On Sport Psychology For High School Sports Teams</A> (Mitch Lyons)</B> - Commentary piece written in support of a written curriculum based on sport psychology for high school sports teams. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/TennisCaseStudy.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Case Study: An Individualized Feedback System For Tennis Players</A> (Gordon Henry, Ph.D.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/SupportInfrastructure.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Plausible Relationship between Support-Infrastructure and Major-Games Athletic Performance</A> (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D. & Jos L. da Costa, Ed.D.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss2/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Impediments_Issue_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 3, Issue 1 - April, 2001</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - This issue focuses on things that impede peak performances among athletes. An article relating coaching and performance is presented. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: In the Zone - A Biobehavioral Theory of the Flow Experience</A> (Arthur J. Marr)</B> - This piece offers a commentary and a new perspective for examining the concept of the zone or flow experience. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Reflective_Coaching.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Reflective Coaching Interventions for Athletic Excellence</A> (Robert J. Schinke, Ed.D & Joy Tabakman, M.S.W.)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol3Iss1/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-50790" target="_blank" ><img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-50790" width="468" height="60" alt="www.bodytrends.com" border="0"></a> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Professional_Issues_2_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 2, Issue 3 - October, 2000</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - This issue focuses on issues for professionals and researchers in the field. Articles on the subjects of resistance and teaching proper squat technique through psychological modeling are offered. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: Utilizing the Person-Organization Fit Model of Personnel Selection in Athletic Programs</A> (Michael Sagas)</B> - This piece offers a critique of Humara's Personnel Selection piece and offers a new perspective of personnel selection in athletic programs. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Commentary_2.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: Flow, Intrinsic Motivation, and 2nd Generation Cognitive Science</A> (J. Marr)</B> - Offers commentary on the concept of the zone and a new perspective that may help to clarify our understanding of the zone. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Squat.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Teaching Proper Technique in the Squat Exercise Through Psychological Modeling</A> (Peter Catina, Ph.D.)</B> - Focuses on the teaching of a proper squat technique to weightlifters based on the principles of psychological modeling. Practical considerations are discussed. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Resistance.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Why Athletes Resist Sport Psychology</A> (Thomas Ferraro, Ph.D. & Shannon Rush, M.A.)</B> - Empirical study that focuses on the subject of resistance to using psychological services by athletes. Psychodynamic issues are discussed in the Conclusions section. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss3/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Professional_Issues_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 2, Issue 2 - May, 2000</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: Public Perception of Sport Psychologists</A> (Adam H. Naylor & Doug E. Gardner)</B> - Offers comments about public perceptions of sport psychologists and what can be done to unify the field as a whole. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Personnel.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Personnel Selection in Athletic Programs </A> (Miguel Humara)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Chaos_Theory.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Chaos Theory: A New Science for Sport Behavior?</A> (Mick G. Mack, Sharon Huddleston, Kaia E. Dutler, & Joseph K. Mintah)</B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss2/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Childrens_Issue_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 2, Issue 1 - February, 2000</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - This is the editorial for the first issue of the second year of Athletic Insight which focuses on children and athletics. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary: Dissociation and the Zone</A> (Keith A. Wilson, Ph.D.)</B> - Offers critique of Cycling in the Zone piece presented in Athletic Insight Volume 1, Issue 3. Discusses hypnosis. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/English_Children.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Goal Orientations and Participation Motives in Physical Education and Sport: Their relationships in English schoolchildren</A> (Panagiotis N. Zahariadis & Stuart J.H. Biddle)</B> - Empirical investigation of the factors that affect English school children's participation in sports and athletics. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Coaching_Children.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Considerations for Coaching the Child Athlete</A> (Robin McConnell, Ph.D.)</B> - Practical considerations for those individuals who interact with children as coaches. Tips and suggestions are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol2Iss1/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"> <a href="http://www.qksrv.net/click-300694-876136" target="_blank" > <img src="http://www.qksrv.net/image-300694-876136" width="468" height="60" alt="Shop TheSportsAuthority.com for Sporting Goods!" border="0"></a> </P></TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Zone_Issue_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 1, Issue 3 - November, 1999</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Commentary.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Commentary</A> (Bryan Farran, M.A.)</B> - Review of articles presented in Vol 1, Iss 1 of athletic insight focusing on Asian and Hispanic aggression within the field of athletics. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Bicycle_Zone.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Cycling in the Zone</A> (Sam Marye Lewis, M.A., M.F.T.)</A></B> - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of cycling. Includes Abstract and References. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Golf_Zone.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Zone and Golf</A> (Tom Ferraro, Ph.D.)</A></B> - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of Golf. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Tennis_Zone.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Playing Tennis in the Zone</A> (Matthew Krug)</A></B> - Focuses on the phenomenon of the Zone in the sport of Tennis. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Empirical_Zone.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Zone: Evidence of a Universal Phenomenon for Athletes Across Sports</A> (Janet A. Young & Michelle D. Pain)</A></B> - An empirical examination of the phenomenon of the Zone in a variety of sports. Abstract and References are included. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Call_for_Papers.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Call for Papers and Staff</A></B> - Requests article submissions and individuals that are interested in joining staff of online journal as editors and peer reviewers for upcoming issues. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss3/Classifieds.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Classifieds</A></B> - A comprehensive listing of job openings currently in the field of sport psychology. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="center"><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Anxiety_Issue_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 1, Issue 2 - September, 1999</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Editorial.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Editorial</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Introduction.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Introduction</A></B> - 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. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Cognitive_Behavioral_Anxiety.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationship Between Anxiety and Performance: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective</A> (Miguel Humara, M.A.)</B> - Examines anxiety (nerves) in athletics and its subsequent effect on performance from a cognitive-behavioral perspective. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss2/Psychoanalytic_Anxiety.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Anxiety in Athletes</A> (Tom Ferraro, Ph.D.)</B> - Examines anxiety (nerves) in sports and its effect on performance from a psychodynamic perspective. </UL> </TD></TR> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD COLSPAN=2> <P ALIGN="Center"><A HREF="Vol1Iss1/Aggression_Issue_Home.htm" TARGET="_top"><B><STRONG><FONT SIZE=4>Volume 1, Issue 1 - June, 1999</FONT></STRONG></B></A></P> <UL> <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss1/Introduction.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Introduction</A></B> - Introduction to the inauagural issue of Athletic Insight which focuses on the issue of aggression and culture within the field of athletics. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss1/Letters_to_Editor.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Letters to the Editor</A></B> - Letters from our readers with sport psychology questions along with our editor's responses. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss1/Asian_Aggression.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>Aggression Among Athletes: An Asian versus American Comparison </A> (Tom Ferraro, Ph.D.) </B> - This article focuses on the relationship between aggression and athletics among Asians as compared to Americans. <LI><A HREF="Vol1Iss1/Hispanic_Aggression.htm" TARGET="_top"><B>The Relationship Between Athletics, Hispanics, and Aggression</A> (Miguel Humara, M.A.)</B> - Focuses on the relationship between aggression and athletics among Hispanic individuals. </UL> </TD></TR> </TBODY> </TABLE> </DIV> <DIV ALIGN="Center"> <P ALIGN="center"> <MAP NAME="EB90E3A433014739"> <AREA SHAPE=RECT COORDS="0,0,378,26" HREF="Back_Issues.htm#Top of Page" TARGET="Frame2"> </MAP> <IMG SRC="NavBars/EB90E3A433014739.jpg" ALIGN=ABSMIDDLE BORDER=0 USEMAP="#EB90E3A433014739"> </P></DIV> <DIV ALIGN="Center"> <TABLE BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=2 CELLSPACING=2 Width=530> <TR VALIGN="top"> <TD VALIGN="middle"> <P ALIGN="Center"> <FONT SIZE=2>We look forward to your comments and feedback. &nbsp;Simply <A HREF="mailto:athleticinsight@yahoo.com" TARGET="_top">e-mail Athletic Insight</A>.</FONT> <BR><IMG SRC="Images/line.jpg" ALT="line" BORDER=0> <B><FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Current_Issue.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Current Issue</A> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Home.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Home</A> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Back_Issues.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Back Issues</A> <BR> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Editorial_Mission.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Editorial Mission</A></FONT> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp;</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Subscriptions.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Subscriptions</A> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="FAQ.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Frequently Asked</A></FONT> <BR> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Recommended_Books.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Books</A> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Conferences.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Conferences</A> <FONT COLOR="#8040C0">&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;&nbsp</FONT> <FONT SIZE=2><A HREF="Links.htm" TARGET="Frame2">Links</A></B> <BR><FONT SIZE=1>Copyright 1999 - 2014 Athletic Insight, Inc. <BR>ISSN 1536-0431</FONT></P> </TD> </TR> </TABLE> </DIV> </BODY> </HTML>