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    • A Decision-Making Heuristic for the Analysis of Unstructured Qualitative Data 

      Côté, Jean; Salmela, John H. (1199-04-01)
      Based on the guidelines suggested by Côté, Salmela, Baria, and Russell in 1993, this article provides a decision-making heuristic addendum to facilitate the organization and interpretation of unstructured qualitative data. ...
    • Effects of progressive exercise on attentional focus 

      Côté, Jean; Salmela, John H.; Papathanasopoulu, K. P. (1992-10-01)
      To replicate 1986 work of Salmela and Ndoye on whether physical arousal from riding a stationary bicycle led to narrowing of attentional focus 17 subjects responded to a verbal 5-choice RT task while pedalling to exhaustion. ...
    • The Knowledge of High-Performance Gymnastic Coaches: Methodological Framework 

      Côté, Jean; Salmela, John H.; Russell, Storm J. (1995-03)
      An expert system approach (Buchanan et al., 1983) was used to identify and conceptualize the knowledge of 17 Canadian expert high-performance gymnastic coaches. By using a qualitative research methodology based on the ...
    • Confidence Building Strategies Used by High-Level Rowing Coaches 

      Sedgwick, Whitney A.; Côté, Jean; Dowd, A. Justine (1998-09-01)
      Presents a summary of the article `Confidence Building Strategies Used by High-Level Rowing Coaches,' by W.A. Sedgwick, J. Cote and J. Dowd which appeared in the 1997 issue of the journal `AVANTE.'
    • On the utility of deliberate practice: Predicting performance in ultra-endurance triathletes from training indices 

      Baker, Joseph; Deakin, Janice; Côté, Jean (2005-07-01)
      The theory of deliberate practice (Ericsson, Krampe, & Tesch-Romer 1993) and the principle of specificity maintain that specific forms of training (i.e., deliberate practice) are the most beneficial to performance improvements. ...
    • Nurturing the development of a comprehensive model of expertise 

      Abernethy, Bruce; Côté, Jean (2007-01-01)
    • Coach perspectives on the ‘groups within the group’: An analysis of subgroups and cliques in sport. 

      Martin, Luc J.; Evans, M. Blair; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-12)
      The importance of identifying and understanding subgroups within teams has been highlighted in the sport literature for a number of years (e.g., Eys, Loughead, Bray, & Carron, 2009; Fletcher & Hanton, 2003). Despite a ...
    • Cohesion and Performance for Female and Male Sport Teams 

      Eys, Mark A.; Ohlert, Jeannine; Evans, M. Blair; Wolf, Svenja A.; Martin, Luc J.; Van Bussel, Michael; Steins, Charlotte (2016-04-14)
      A previous meta-analysis examining the relationship between cohesion and performance (Carron, Colman, Wheeler, & Stevens, 2002) revealed that this relationship was significantly stronger for female teams as compared with ...
    • Development and Validation of an Inventory to Assess Conflict in Sport Teams: the Group Conflict Questionnaire 

      Paradis, Kyle F.; Carron, Albert V.; Martin, Luc J. (2016-04-14)
      The purpose of the study was to develop and validate a conceptually and psychometrically sound conflict questionnaire for sport. The development process involved 3 phases: (a) a qualitative phase, (b) a content and factorial ...
    • The Social Environment in Sport: Selected Topics 

      Martin, Luc J.; Bruner, Mark W.; Eys, Mark A.; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-14)
      The purpose of the present article is to provide a summary of recent developments for select constructs that reflect the social environment of groups and have the potential to add to our knowledge relating to group processes ...
    • Cliques in Sport: Perceptions of Intercollegiate Athletes 

      Martin, Luc J.; Wilson, Jessi; Evans, M. Blair; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-14)
      Although cliques are often referenced in sporting circles, they have received little attention in the group dynamics literature. This is surprising given their potential influence on group-related processes that could ...
    • Embracing Athletic Identity in the Face of Threat. 

      Benson, Alex J.; Evans, M. Blair; Surya, Mark; Martin, Luc J.; Eys, Mark A. (2016-04-14)
      When reminded of the impending end to their athletic career, it may benefit athletes to prioritize other identities and goals that will be more important in the future. However, by applying a general process model of ...
    • Transformational Teaching and Adolescent Physical Activity:Multilevel and Mediational Effects 

      Beauchamp, Mark R.; Liu, Y.; Morton, K. L.; Martin, Luc J.; Wilson, A. H.; Wilson, A. J.; Sylvester, Benjamin D.; Zumbo, Bruno D.; Barling, Julian (2016-04-14)
      Background Regular physical activity is associated with a range of physical and psychological health benefits. In North America the majority of adolescents are insufficiently active. Purpose The purpose of this study ...
    • Perceived Variety, Psychological Needs Satisfaction and Exercise-Related Well-Being 

      Sylvester, Benjamin D.; Standage, Martyn; Dowd, A. Justine; Martin, Luc J.; Sweet, Shane N.; Beauchamp, Mark R. (2016-04-14)
      Objective: Perceived variety represents a psychosocial experience that gives rise to, and supports the maintenance of, an individual’s well-being. In this study, we developed an instrument to measure perceived variety in ...
    • Too Much of a Good Thing? Examining the Relationship Between Passion for Exercise and Exercise Dependence 

      Paradis, Kyle F.; Cooke, Lisa M.; Martin, Luc J.; Hall, Craig R. (2016-04-25)
      Objectives: To examine the relationship between passion (i.e., love for an activity that is valued for whichand a great deal of time is invested) for exercise and exercise dependenc e symptoms.Design: A cross-sectional ...
    • The Relationship Between Team Explanatory Style and Team Success 

      Carron, Albert V.; Shapcott, Kim M.; Martin, Luc J. (2016-04-25)
      The purposes were to determine if explanatory style (i.e. tendency toward optimism versus pessimism) (a) is a collective team belief that (b) differentiates between more and less successful sport teams. Team success was ...
    • Cohesion in Sport: New Directions for Practitioners 

      Martin, Luc J.; Paradis, Kyle F.; Eys, Mark A.; Evans, Blair (2016-04-25)
      The general objectives of the present article are to provide an overview of the group dynamics phenomenon known as “cohesion” and convey useful information to practitioners with regard to its conceptualization, measurement, ...
    • Effects of Social Belonging and Task Framing on Exercise Cognitions and behavior 

      Dowd, A. Justine; Schmader, Toni; Sylvester, Benjamin D.; Jung, Mary E.; Zumbo, Bruno D.; Martin, Luc J.; Beauchamp, Mark R. (2016-04-25)
      The objective of the studies presented in this paper was to examine whether the need to belong can be used to enhance exercise cognitions and behavior. Two studies examined the effectiveness of framing exercise as a means ...
    • Development of a Cohesion Inventory for Children's Sport Teams 

      Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Loughead, Todd M. (2016-04-26)
      The purpose of the present study was to develop an inventory designed to measure cohesion in children's (ages 9–12) sport teams. In order to carry out this task, a three-phase research program was undertaken. Phase 1 ...
    • Validation of the Child Sport Cohesion Questionnaire 

      Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Loughead, Todd M. (2016-04-26)
      The purpose of the present study was to test the validity evidence of the Child Sport Cohesion Questionnaire (CSCQ). To accomplish this task, convergent, discriminant, and known-group difference validity were examined, ...