|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Account-making: A model for understanding and resolving distressful reactions to retirement from sport|
|Authors:||Grove, J Robert|
Harvey, John H
|Citation:||Grove JR, Lavallee D, Gordon S & Harvey JH (1998) Account-making: A model for understanding and resolving distressful reactions to retirement from sport, Sport Psychologist, 12 (1), pp. 52-67.|
|Abstract:||In this paper, we examine the account-making model of Harvey, Weber, and Orbuch(1990) as a framework for understanding negative reactions to retirement from competitive sport. Theoretical aspects of the model are first summarized, and a case study is then presented to illustrate the central role of account-making in the adjustment process for an Olympic gold medallist. We conclude by suggesting ways that sport psychology consultants can facilitate account-making and thereby help athletes to cope with distressful reactions to retirement.|
|Rights:||Publisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository.|
|Affiliation:||University of Western Australia|
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