Understanding mental toughness in Australian soccer : perceptions of players, parents, and coaches

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Title translated into German:Mentale Stärke im australischen Fußball verstehen : Wahrnehmungen der Spieler, Eltern und Trainer
Author:Coulter, Tristan J.; Mallett, Clifford J.; Gucciardi, Daniel F.
Published in:Journal of sports sciences
Published:28 (2010), 7, S. 699-716, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
Language:English
ISSN:0264-0414, 1466-447X
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Identification number:PU201406005265
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TY  - JOUR
AU  - Coulter, Tristan J.
A2  - Coulter, Tristan J.
A2  - Mallett, Clifford J.
A2  - Gucciardi, Daniel F.
DB  - BISp
DP  - BISp
KW  - Analyse
KW  - Australien
KW  - Eltern
KW  - Experte
KW  - Fußballspiel
KW  - Interview
KW  - Leistungsfähigkeit
KW  - Mannschaftssport
KW  - Psychologie
KW  - Sportpsychologie
KW  - Sportspiel
KW  - Sportspielforschung
KW  - Sportwissenschaft
KW  - Training, mentales
KW  - Trainingswissenschaft
KW  - Untersuchung, vergleichende
KW  - Vorbereitung, mentale
KW  - Willensstärke
LA  - eng
TI  - Understanding mental toughness in Australian soccer : perceptions of players, parents, and coaches
TT  - Mentale Stärke im australischen Fußball verstehen : Wahrnehmungen der Spieler, Eltern und Trainer
PY  - 2010
N2  - We explored mental toughness in soccer using a triangulation of data capture involving players (n = 6), coaches (n = 4), and parents (n = 5). Semi-structured interviews, based on a personal construct psychology (Kelly, 1955/1991) framework, were conducted to elicit participants’ perspectives on the key characteristics and their contrasts, situations demanding mental toughness, and the behaviours displayed and cognitions employed by mentally tough soccer players. The results from the research provided further evidence that mental toughness is conceptually distinct from other psychological constructs such as hardiness. The findings also supported Gucciardi, Gordon, and Dimmock’s (2009) process model of mental toughness. A winning mentality and desire was identified as a key attribute of mentally tough soccer players in addition to other previously reported qualities such as self-belief, physical toughness, work ethic/motivation, and resilience. Key cognitions reported by mentally tough soccer players enabled them to remain focused and competitive during training and matches and highlighted the adoption of several forms of self-talk in dealing with challenging situations. Minor revisions to Gucciardi and colleagues’ definition of mental toughness are proposed. Verf.-Referat
L2  - https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640411003734085
DO  - 10.1080/02640411003734085
SP  - S. 699-716
SN  - 0264-0414
JO  - Journal of sports sciences
IS  - 7
VL  - 28
M3  - Gedruckte Ressource
ID  - PU201406005265
ER  -