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Title: Implicit Theories of Mental Skills Abilities in Collegiate Athletes
Authors: Shaffer, Cory
Tenenbaum, Gershon
Eklund, Robert
Contact Email: robert.eklund@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Citation: Shaffer C, Tenenbaum G & Eklund R (2015) Implicit Theories of Mental Skills Abilities in Collegiate Athletes, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 27 (4), pp. 464-476.
Abstract: We aimed at studying athletes' mental skills-related implicit beliefs and their susceptibility to changes. Collegiate athletes (n= 68) responded to the Theories of Mental Skills scale to determine their implicit beliefs of mental skills abilities within sport. Participants were randomly assigned to read one of two manipulation articles and complete a mental skills task. Following the manipulation, participants' beliefs were reassessed to determine changes from pre- to postmanipulation. The results revealed that implicit beliefs could be manipulated, shedding light on the malleability of implicit beliefs. The findings provide information on the nature of athletes' perceptions of mental skills.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/22975
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2015.1044136
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Affiliation: Florida State University
Florida State University
Sport

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