Volume 44
    n. 1 - January-February 2013

  • Organizational stress in professional soccer coaches (DANIEL J. A. RHIND, MICHAEL SCOTT, and DAVID FLETCHER) abstract
  • Investigating general and self-expectations regarding aging in a physical activity context (CASSANDRA R. SPARKS, BRAD A. MEISNER, and BRADLEY W. YOUNG) abstract
  • The dose-response relationship between resistance exercise intensity and cognitive performance: Does heart rate mediate this effect? (YU-KAI CHANG and JENNIFER L. ETNIER) abstract
  • Changes in Self-Efficacy and Affect during a 15-week Marathon training program (ASHLEY SAMSON, MELINDA SOLMON, and LAURA STEWART) abstract
  • Exercise goals as predictors of body image concerns, Social Physique Anxiety and Legal Supplement Use among fitness center exercisers (RASA JANKAUSKIENE and BRIGITA MIEZIENE) abstract



  • n. 2 - March-April 2013

  • Using rhythmicity to promote performance in horizontal jumps: An exemplar of the need for individually-tailored interventions (ALAN. C. MACPHERSON, DAVE COLLINS, PHILIP GRAHAM-SMITH and ANTHONY P. TURNER) abstract
  • Correlates of physical activity among adolescent youth in India (SUBHA RAMANATHAN and PETER R.E. CROCKER) abstract
  • Factor validity and Reliability of the Resistive Self-Regulatory Efficacy in Sport Scale (RSRESS) in a French sample (KARINE CORRION, CHRISTOPHE GERNIGON, NADINE DEBOIS, FABIENNE D’ARRIPE-LONGUEVILLE) abstract
  • Physical activity beliefs among overweight/obese older adults. Results from a theory of planned behavior elicitation study (ARIANE BÉLANGER-GRAVEL, GASTON GODIN, ANDREA BILODEAU, PAUL POIRIER, GILLES R. DAGENAIS) abstract
  • The acute effects of urban green and countryside walking on psychological health: A field-based study of green exercise. (LEE CRUST, HANNAH HENDERSON, and GEOFF MIDDLETON) abstract



  • n. 3 - May-June 2013

  • The effects of perception-action coupling on perceptual decision-making in a self-paced far aiming task (GARETH PATERSON, JOHN VAN DER KAMP, ELIZABETH BRESSAN, and GEERT SAVELSBERGH) abstract
  • Shaping decisions in volleyball. An ecological approach to decision-making in volleyball passing (ANNEMIEK D. BARSINGERHORN, FRANK T.J.M. ZAAL, HARJO J. DE POEL, and GERT-JAN PEPPING) abstract
  • Ecological correlates of physical activity in youth: Importance of parents, friends, physical education teachers and geographical localization (ALBERTO ABARCA-SOS, JULIEN E. BOIS, JAVIER ZARAGOZA, EDUARDO GENERELO and JOSÉ A. JULIAN) abstract
  • On the use of situation and body information in goalkeeper actions during a soccer penalty kick (JOSÉ ANTONIO NAVIA, JOHN VAN DER KAMP, and LUIS MIGUEL RUIZ) abstract
  • Testing physical activity mediators in an intervention for sedentary older adults (DAVID REVALDS LUBANS, CHRIS MUNDEY, NICOLE JANE LUBANS and CHRIS LONSDALE) abstract



  • n. 4 - July-August 2013

  • Definition of choking in sport: Re-conceptualization and debate (CHRISTOPHER MESAGNO and DENISE M. HILL) abstract
  • What is the ‘significance’ of choking in sport? A commentary on Mesagno and Hill (TIM BUSZARD, DAMIAN FARROW, and RICH S.W. MASTERS) abstract
  • Babies and bathwater: Commentary on Mesagno and Hill’s proposed re-definition of ‘choking’ (ROBIN C. JACKSON) abstract
  • Clutch performance in Sport: A positive psychology perspective (MARK P. OTTEN) abstract
  • Choking under pressure debate: Is there chaos in the brickyard? (CHRISTOPHER MESAGNO and DENISE M. HILL) abstract
  • Negative instructions and choking under pressure in aiming at a far target (RAÔUL R.D. OUDEJANS*, OLAF BINSCH**, and FRANK C. BAKKER*) abstract
  • An investigation of choking in sport and the moderating influence of physiological stress (DENISE M HILL, CHRISTOPHER R POTTER, and CANDICE QUILLIAM) abstract
  • Individual propensity for reinvestment: Field-based evidence for the predictive validity of three scales (ROBIN C. JACKSON, NOEL P. KINRADE, TERESA HICKS, and REBECCA WILLS) abstract
  • Examining movement specific reinvestment and working memory capacity in adults and children (TIM BUSZARD, DAMIAN FARROW, FRANK F. ZHU, and RICH S.W. MASTERS) abstract
  • Quiet eye training: A means to implicit motor learning (SAMUEL J. VINE, LEE J. MOORE, ANDREW COOKE, CHRISTOPHER RING, and MARK R. WILSON) abstract
  • Changes in putting kinematics associated with choking and excelling under pressure (ROB GRAY, JONATHAN ALLSOP, and SARAH E. WILLIAMS) abstract



  • n. 5 - Septembre-October 2013

  • A conceptual model of the athlete retirement decision-making process (SUNGHEE PARK, DAVID LAVALLEE and DAVID TOD) abstract
  • Referee expertise and home-team bias in European football (CHRIS GOUMAS) abstract
  • Locomotor pointing is independently affected by target size and intermittent vision (ADRIAN POPESCU and BRIAN MARAJ) abstract
  • Athletic identity and sport performance in athletes with disabilities participating in the Paracanoeing World Championship (TOMASZ TASIEMSKI, PIOTR URBAŃSKI, MACIEJ WILSKI) abstract
  • Acute bouts of endurance exercise increase distractibility to emotional stimuli (TAD T. BRUNYÉ* **, JESSICA L. HOWE*, LEILA A. WALKER***, CAROLINE R. MAHONEY* **) abstract



Volume 43
    n. 1 - January-February 2012

  • Gender differences in Appraisal and Coping: An examination of the situational and dispositional hypothesis (MARIANA KAISELER, REMCO C. J. POLMAN, ADAM R. NICHOLLS) abstract
  • Experience in competitive youth sport and needs satisfaction: The Singapore Story (KOON TECK KOH, C. K. JOHN WANG, KARL ERICKSON, and JEAN CÔTÉ) abstract
  • Coaches perceptions of their coach education experiences (CHRISTINE NASH and JOHN SPROULE) abstract
  • The effect of a strength training program on affect, mood, anxiety, and strength performance in older individuals (SILVANO ZANUSO, JOHN C. SIEVERDES, NICHOLAS SMITH, ATTILIO CARRARO and MARCO BERGAMIN) abstract
  • Is sport still a masculine domain? A psychological glance (CORENTIN CLÉMENT-GUILLOTIN, AÏNA CHALABAEV, PAUL FONTAYNE) abstract



  • n. 2 - March-April 2012

  • Examining the motivation-performance relationship in competitive sport: A cluster-analytic approach (NICOLAS GILLET, SOPHIE BERJOT, ROBERT J. VALLERAND, SOFIANE AMOURA and ELISABETH ROSNET) abstract
  • Associations of leisure, work-related and domestic physical activity with cognitive impairment in older adults (PO-WEN KU, KENNETH R. FOX, LI-JUNG CHEN, PESUS CHOU) abstract
  • Examining the mediating role of cohesion between athlete leadership and athlete satisfaction in youth sport (KYLE F. PARADIS and TODD M. LOUGHEAD) abstract
  • Motor expertise influences strike and ball judgements in baseball (ROUWEN CAÑAL-BRULAND, CHRISTOPH KREINBUCHER and RAÔUL R.D. OUDEJANS) abstract
  • Chinese translation of the Flow State Scale-2 and the Dispositional Flow Scale-2: Examination of factorial validity and reliability (WEINA LIU, XUETAO LIU, LIU JI, JACK C WATSON II, CHENGLIN ZHOU, and JIAXIN YAO) abstract



  • n. 3 - May-June 2012

  • Announcing preventive exercise programs: Do men and women react differently? (INES PFEFFER) abstract
  • Specialization pathways among elite Danish athletes: A look at the developmental model of sport participation from a cultural perspective (LOUISE KAMUK STORM, HENRIKSEN KRISTOFFER, CHRISTENSEN METTE KROGH) abstract
  • Perceived benefits as a mediator of the relationship between exercise participation and well-being of the elderly (YI-JU LEE, and WEI-LI HUNG) abstract
  • Attitudes, commitment and motivation amongst Icelandic elite athletes (VIDAR HALLDORSSON, ASGEIR HELGASON, and THOROLFUR THORLINDSSON) abstract
  • On Vampires and Wolves - exposing and exploring reasons for the differential impact of coach education (DAVE COLLINS, ANDY ABRAHAM and ROSIE COLLINS) abstract



  • n. 4 - July-August 2012

  • An explanation for the fallacy of facilitative anxiety: stress, emotions, coping, and subjective performance in sport (ADAM R. NICHOLLS, REMCO C.J. POLMAN, ANDREW R. LEVY, JOHAN HULLEMAN) abstract
  • "Hold your Head high". The influence of emotional versus neutral nonverbal expressions of dominance and submissiveness in baseball (PHILIP FURLEY and MATT DICKS) abstract
  • Self-regulation of learning and performance level of elite youth soccer players (TYNKE TOERING, MARIJE T. ELFERINK-GEMSER, GEIR JORDET, GERT-JAN PEPPING, CHRIS VISSCHER) abstract
  • Gaze behaviour during the soccer penalty kick: An investigation of the effects of strategy and anxiety (BENJAMIN NOËL and JOHN VAN DER KAMP) abstract
  • The role of time pressure and accountability in moderating the impact of expectancies on judgments of tennis performance (RICHARD M. BUSCOMBE, IAIN A. GREENLEES) abstract



  • n. 5 - September-October 2012

  • A qualitative exploration of the psychological contents and dynamics of momentum in sport (WALID BRIKI, RUUD J.R. DEN HARTIGH, DENIS HAUW,CHRISTOPHE GERNIGON) abstract
  • Using Expectancy-Value model to examine students’ physical activity engagement and cardiovascular fitness in physical education (XIANGLI GU, MELINDA A. SOLMON, and TAO ZHANG) abstract
  • The effectiveness of keeper-independent penalty kicks using fake visual cues from penalty takers (CHERYL SIHUI TAY, JIA YI CHOW, MICHAEL KOH, CHRIS BUTTON) abstract
  • Learning opportunities in 3 on 3 versus 5 on 5 basketball game play: An application of nonlinear pedagogy (ISABEL B. TALLIR, RENAAT PHILIPPAERTS, MARTIN VALCKE, ELIANE MUSCH, MATTHIEU LENOIR) abstract
  • Superstitious beliefs as moderators in the achievement goals: competitive anxiety relationship (VASSILIS BARKOUKIS, STEFANOS PERKOS, SOTIRIS KOKKINOPOULOS, CHRISTOS ROSSIOS) abstract



  • n. 6 - November-December 2012

  • Modelling competence motives and physical exercise intentions: The role of individual, social, and environmental characteristics (ADALGISA BATTISTELLI, FRANCESCO MONTANI, LUCIANO BERTINATO, SELENE URAS, MARCO GUICCIARDI) abstract
  • Specific predictors of disordered eating among elite and non-elite gymnasts and ballet dancers (RITA FRANCISCO, ISABEL NARCISO and MADALENA ALARCÃO) abstract
  • The Contextual Sensation Seeking Questionnaire for skiing and snowboarding (CSSQ-S). Development of a sport specific scale (CYNTHIA J. THOMSON, KATIE L.MORTON, SCOTT R. CARLSON, JIM L. RUPERT) abstract
  • Effects of instructions on performance outcome and movement patterns for novices and experts in table tennis (NELE SCHLAPKOHL, TANJA HOHMANN and MARKUS RAAB) abstract
  • Predicting physical activity behaviour in male and female young adults. An application of the theory of Planned Behaviour (LORNA J. DODD, MARK J. FORSHAW and TONY WARD) abstract



Volume 42
    n. 1 - January-February 2011

  • From teacher to friend: The evolving nature of the coach-athlete relationship (ROBERTA ANTONINI PHILIPPE, SAM S. SAGAR, SOPHIE HUGUET, YVAN PAQUET, and SOPHIA JOWETT) abstract
  • A case study of the emotional aspects of the coach-athlete relationship in tennis (SOPHIE HUGUET, and ROBERTA ANTONINI PHILIPPE) abstract
  • Empathic accuracy, shared cognitive focus, and the assumptions of similarity made by coaches and athletes (ROSS LORIMER and SOPHIA JOWETT) abstract
  • Linking maintenance strategies to the quality of coach-athlete relationships (DANIEL J.A. RHIND, and SOPHIA JOWETT) abstract
  • Influence of desirability for control on instructional interactions and intrinsic motivation in a sport peer tutoring setting (PASCAL LEGRAIN, YVAN PAQUET, FABIENNE D’ARRIPE-LONGUEVILLE, and ROBERTA ANTONINI PHILIPPE) abstract
  • An examination of the interpersonal relationships of the coach-athlete-peer triangle (ANNE-LINE BALDUCK and SOPHIA JOWETT) abstract
  • Reflected appraisals of coaches, parents and teammates: A key component of athletes’ self? (DAVID TROUILLOUD and CHARLOTTE AMIEL) abstract
  • Perceived coach-athlete and peer relationships of young athletes and self-determined motivation for sport (ALLISON RILEY and ALAN L. SMITH) abstract



  • n. 2 - March-April 2011

  • The influence of asynchronous motivational music on a supramaximal exercise bout (JASMIN C. HUTCHINSON, TODD SHERMAN, LYNDSEY DAVIS3, DUSTY CAWTHON, NATHAN B. REEDER, and GERSHON TENENBAUM) abstract
  • Causal influences of expected running length on ratings of perceived exertion and estimation time limit scales (JÉRÉMY B.J. COQUART, ADAM STEVENSON, and MURIELLE GARCIN) abstract
  • Towards a dispositional version of the Coping Inventory for Competitive Sport (JENNIFER R. HURST, AMANDA THOMPSON, AMANDA J. VISEK, BRANDYN FISHER, and PATRICK GAUDREAU) abstract
  • Longitudinal analyses of stressors, perceived control, coping, and coping effectiveness among early and middle adolescent soccer players (CLIVE W. REEVES ADAM R. NICHOLLS, and JIM MCKENNA) abstract
  • Factorial and predictive validity of the Belgian (Dutch) Athlete version of the Coach-Athlete Relationship Questionnaire (CART-Q) (ANNE-LINE BALDUCK, SOPHIA JOWETTC, and MARC BUELENS) abstract



  • n. 3 - May-June 2011

  • Instructional approaches in youth volleyball training settings: the influence of player´s age and gender (FELISMINA ROSAMARQUES PEREIRA, AMANDIO BRAGA DOS SANTOS GRAÇA, MINNA BLOMQVIST, ISABELMARIA RIBEIRO MESQUITA) abstract
  • Physical activity, sedentary time and subjective well-being in Taiwanese older adults (PO-WEN KU, KENNETH R. FOX, LI-JUNG CHEN, PESUS CHOU) abstract
  • Discontinuity and variability in the development of the overarm throwing skill in 3- to 18-year-old children (JEAN KELLER, JEAN MARC LAMENOISE, MARC TESTA, EVELINE GOLOMER and FLORENCE ROSEY) abstract
  • Pre- and post-performance emotions in gymnastics competitions (MELINDA PELLIZZARI, MAURIZIO BERTOLLO and CLAUDIO ROBAZZA) abstract
  • The fallacy of directional anxiety (REMCO POLMAN and ERIKA BORKOLES) abstract
  • The effect of sports participation on the intensity of psychosocial problems of males with quadriplegia in Poland (NATALIA MORGULEC-ADAMOWICZ, ANDRZEJ KOSMOL and WOJCIECH OTREBSKI) abstract



  • n. 4 - July-August 2011

  • Assessing motivational climates when training for Sport (TODD A. GILSON, JEONG-DAE LEE, MARTHA E. EWING) abstract
  • Media exposure and adaptive coping in elite football (ELSA KRISTIANSEN and GLYN C. ROBERTS) abstract
  • Antecedents, accuracy and consequences of parents’ behaviours. A cross sectional study based on Eccles Expectancy Value model (JULIE C. S. BOICHÉ, EMMA GUILLET, JULIEN E. BOIS and PHILIPPE G. SARRAZIN) abstract
  • Implicit but not explicit aggressiveness predicts performance outcome in basketball players (THOMAS TEUBEL, JENS B. ASENDORPF, RAINER BANSE, and KONRAD SCHNABEL) abstract
  • Physical activity, perceptual-motor performance, and academic learning in 9-to-16-years-old school children (JOSÉ MORALES, LUÍS-MILLÁN GONZÁLEZ, MYRIAM GUERRA, CARLES VIRGILI, VISWANATH UNNITHAN) abstract



  • n. 5 - September-October 2011

  • Cross-cultural validation of a three-dimensional measurement model of performance anxiety in the context of Chinese sports (WEN-NUAN KARA CHENG, LEW HARDY, and DAVID MARKLAND) abstract
  • A longitudinal study of masters swimmers’ commitment (BRADLEYW. YOUNG, MATTHEW E. PIAMONTE, J. ROBERT GROVE, and NIKOLA MEDIC) abstract
  • Effects of increased physical activity and motor training on motor skills and self-esteem. An intervention study in school years 1 through 9 (INGEGERD ERICSSON and MAGNUS K. KARLSSON) abstract
  • Immediate improvements in emotion and stress following participation in Aerobics, Circuit Training and Tai Chi (JUDY J. FRITH, JOHN H. KERR, and GEORGE V.WILSON) abstract
  • The association between intra-individual and extraindividual determinants, and lifetime sports behavior on leisure time physical activity. A cross-sectional study with older adults (MARTINA KANNING andWOLFGANG SCHLICHT) abstract



  • n. 6 - November-December 2011

  • Mental toughness, Coping Self-Efficacy, and Coping effectiveness among athletes (ADAM R. NICHOLLS, ANDREW R. LEVY, REMCO C. J. POLMAN and LEE CRUST) abstract
  • Spatial ability and motor performance: assessing mental rotation processes in elite and novice athletes (DAVID MOREAU ANNIE MANSY-DANNAY, JÉRÔME CLERC, ALAIN GUERRIÉN) abstract
  • Sports-related correlates of disordered eating: A comparison between aesthetic and ballgame sports (EVA M. KRENTZ and PETRA WARSCHBURGER) abstract
  • Longitudinal analysis of sport commitment types: Does injury play a role? (WINDEE M. WEISS) abstract
  • Stage-specific prediction of physical activity in orthopaedic patients after rehabilitation treatment (JEANETTE JACKSON, SONIA LIPPKE and COLIN D. GRAY) abstract



Volume 41
    n. 1 - January-March 2010

  • Conceptualizing the systemic interplay of athlete development (MICHAEL B. JOHNSON, WILLIAM A. EDMONDS, SACHIN JAIN and JAVIER CAVAZOS JR) abstract
  • Anticipation of penalty kicking direction can be improved by directing attention through perceptual learning (GEERT J.P. SAVELSBERGH PETER J. VAN GASTEL and PAULIEN M. VAN KAMPEN) abstract
  • Influence of early environmental constraints on achievement motivation in talented young handball players (JÖRG SCHORER, JOSEPH BAKER, SIMONE LOTZ, and DIRK BÜSCH) abstract
  • Participation in sports activities and suicide prevention (DAVID LESTER, MICHELE BATTUELLO, MARCO INNAMORATI, ILARIA FALCONE, ENRICA DE SIMONI, S. DILETTA DEL BONO, ROBERTO TATARELLI, MAURIZIO POMPILI) abstract
  • Examination of practice activities related to the acquisition of elite performance in Canadian middle distance running (BRADLEY W. YOUNG and JOHN H. SALMELA) abstract
  • Revisiting the relationship between pattern recall and anticipatory skill (DAMIAN FARROW, JASON MCCRAE, JOHN GROSS, and BRUCE ABERNETHY)abstract



  • n. 2 - April-June 2010

  • Frequency of knowledge of results does not influence perceptual learning and retention in novices (JÖRG SCHORER, ROUWEN CAÑAL-BRULAND and STEVE COBLEY) abstract
  • Ironic effects in a simulated penalty shooting task: Is the negative wording in the instruction essential? (OLAF BINSCH, RAÔUL R. D. OUDEJANS, FRANK C. BAKKER, MARCO J. M. HOOZEMANS, and GEERT J. P. SAVELSBERGH) abstract
  • Dissociation between the facilitative effect of acute exercise on feeling states and on cognitive flexibility (YAEL NETZ) abstract
  • Exploring proposed mechanisms of the relative age effect in Canadian minor hockey (JOSEPH BAKER, STEPHEN COBLEY, WILLIAM J. MONTELPARE, NICKWATTIE, BRENT E. FAUGHT and THE ONTARIO HOCKEY RESEARCH GROUP) abstract
  • Gaze in Golf putting: Effects of slope (WIM VAN LIER JOHN VAN DER KAMP and GEERT J.P. SAVELSBERGH) abstract
  • Commitment in age class adult Triathletes: Examining gender differences in the Sport Commitment Model (PETER R E CROCKER and LINA AUGAITIS) abstract



  • n. 3 - July-September 2010

  • Understanding students’ motivation in middle school physical education: examining the mediating role of self-efficacy on physical activity (ZAN GAO, AMELIA M. LEE, MARIA KOSMA and MELINDA A. SOLMON) abstract
  • Motivational climate, need satisfaction, regulation of motivation and subjective vitality. A study of young soccer players (YNGVAR OMMUNDSEN, PIERRE-NICOLAS LEMYRE, FRANK ABRAHAMSEN and GLYN C. ROBERTS) abstract
  • The influence of sport-specific experiences during the psychological refractory period in the Go/Nogo double stimulation task (HIROKI NAKAMOTO and SHIRO MORI) abstract
  • When is manual guidance effective for the acquisition of complex skills in Gymnastics? (THOMAS HEINEN, ALEXANDRA PIZZERA and JORGE COTTYN) abstract
  • Examining the impact of physical appearance on impressions of coaching competence (RICHARD C. THELWELL, NEIL J.V. WESTON, IAIN A. GREENLEES, JENNY L. PAGE and ANDREW J.MANLEY) abstract
  • Gaze behaviour and shooting strategies in football penalty kicks: Implications of a ‘keeper-dependent approach (GREG WOOD and MARK R. WILSON) abstract
  • Intermittent visual information affects motor strategies during locomotor pointing (ADRIAN POPESCU, KEITH RUNNALLS, and BRIAN K.V. MARAJ) abstract



  • n. 4 - October-December 2010

  • Visual search behaviour in skilled field-hockey goalkeepers (ROUWEN CAÑAL-BRULAND, JOHN VAN DER KAMP, MARCO ARKESTEIJN, REIN G. JANSSEN, JELLE VAN KESTEREN and GEERT J.P. SAVELSBERGH) abstract
  • Exploring the multiple dimensions of social support among elite female adolescent swimmers (KRISTINA HASSELL, CATHERINE M. SABISTON, and GORDON A. BLOOM) abstract
  • Applied sport psychology consultant perceptions of the usefulness and impacts of performance profiling (NEIL J.V.WESTON, IAIN A. GREENLEES and RICHARD C. THELWELL) abstract
  • Coping with social physique anxiety among adolescent female athletes (CORY B. NIEFER, MEGHAN H. MCDONOUGH, KENT C. KOWALSKI) abstract
  • Demographic dissimilarity and affective reactions to physical activity classes: The moderating effects of diversity beliefs (GEORGE B. CUNNINGHAM) abstract
  • Representative experimental design issues in observing golfer pre-performance routine behaviour (STEWART T. COTTERILL, ROSS SANDERS and DAVE COLLINS) abstract
  • A new method to learn to start in speed skating: A differencial learning approach (GEERT J.P. SAVELSBERGH, WILLEMIEK J. KAMPER, JORINE RABIUS, JOS J. DE KONING, and WOLFGANG SCHÖLLHORN) abstract



  • Supplement to n. 4 - October-December 2010

  • Introduction (ARAÚJO D., BALAGUÉ N., BOOTSMA R.J., MATEUS J., and CORREJA V.)
  • Optimal range of variation in hockey technique training (BECKMANN H., WINKEL C., and SCHÖLLHORN W.I.)
  • Mechanical and informational influences of the organisation of the giant circle on the high bar in gymnastics (BOOTSMA R.J., SEVREZ V., RAO G. and BERTON E.)
  • How can one use quantum probability and dynamics to build models of human cognition and decision making? (BUSEMEYER J.R.)
  • A nonlinear perspective to motor learning in multi-articular interceptive actions (CHOW J.Y., DAVIDS K. and BUTTON C.)
  • The athlete-environment relation as a complex system: Implications for sport pedagogy (DAVIDS K.)
  • In-door skill training in rowing practice with a VR based simulator (FRISOLI A., RUFFALDI E., FILIPPESCHI A., AVIZZANO C.A., VANNI F., and BERGAMASCO M.)
  • Task failure can be explained by a general underlying mechanism (HRISTOVSKI R., BALAGUÉ N., and VALLEJO L.)
  • Analyzing learning approaches by means of complexmovement pattern analysis (JANSSEN D., GEBKENJANS F., BECKMANN H., and SCHÖLLHORN W.I.)
  • Natural solutions to complex problems (LEE D.)
  • Bifurcations and self-organized criticality in motor learning (LIU Y.-T., MAYER-KRESS, G., and NEWELL K.M.)
  • Intermodal perception of whether an object is within reach (MANTEL B., BARDY B.G., and STOFFREGEN T.A.)
  • Time scales and fluctuations in motor learning (MAYER-KRESS G., NEWELL K.M., and LIU Y.-T.)
  • Space-time patterns in individual and team sports (MCGARRY T.)
  • Networks as a method to analyze the dynamics of collective behaviors: an exploratory approach with water polo (MENDES J., PASSOS P., and PAZ N.)
  • Intercepting moving objects: does predictive information matter? (MONTAGNE G., MORICE A., FRANÇOIS M., and JACOBS D.)
  • Goalkeepers learn to convergence to more useful information for stopping a penalty (SAVELSBERGH G. and VAN DER KAMP J.)
  • Complex movement analysis for complex training approaches (SCHÖLLHORN W.I.)
  • Complex system control of activiy during fatiguing exercise (ST CLAIR GIBSON A.)
  • Emergent information for multimodal perception and control (SROFFREGEN T.A., and BARDY B.G.)
  • The ecological perspective, past and future (TURVEY M.T.)
  • Evaluation of cardiovascular complexity in cycling until failure (VAINORAS A., BALAGUÉ N., COMPANY G., BERSKIENE K., and PODERYS J.)
  • Infants’ convergence to more useful information in the control of catching (VAN DER KAMP J., and SAVELSBERGH G.)
  • Locomotion initiation times when running to intercept virtual fly balls (ZAAL F.T.J.M., BONGERS R.M., FERNANDEZ L., and BOOTSMA R.J.)



Volume 40
    n. 1 - January-March 2009

  • Ecological approaches to cognition and action in sport and exercise: Ask not only what you do, but where you do it (DUARTE ARAÚJO and KEITH DAVIDS) abstract
  • Sport Psychology as an instance of Ecological Psychology (KENNETH R. HAMMOND and ROBERT A.BATEMAN) abstract
  • Sport in the perspective of Barkerian Psychological ecology (GERHARD KAMINSKI) abstract
  • Information, affordances, and the control of action in sport (BRETT R. FAJEN, MICHAEL A. RILEY, and MICHAEL T. TURVEY) abstract
  • Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory of Human Development and the process of development of sports talent (RUY JORNADA KREBS) abstract
  • Ecological approaches to Sport Activity: A commentary from an action-theoretical point of view (JÜRGEN R. NITSCH)abstract
  • Proximal processes as the primary engines of development (RUY JORNADA KREBS) abstract



  • n. 2 - April-June 2009

  • Consistency of coping strategies and defense mechanisms during training sessions and sport competitions (MICHEL NICOLAS and AHMED JEBRANE) abstract
  • An analysis of the impact of environmental conditions on the relationships between need satisfaction and intrinsic motivation in sport (NICOLAS GILLET, SOPHIE BERJOT and ELISABETH ROSNET) abstract
  • The effects of Effort, Performance, and Expertise on apparent size perception in Golf (DANIEL MEMMERT, MARISSA BLANCO and VERONIQUE MERKLE) abstract
  • Effects of age, competitive level and perceived moral atmosphere on moral functioning of soccer players (PHILIPPE ROMAND, NATHALIE PANTALÉON, FABIENNE D’ARRIPE-LONGUEVILLE) abstract
  • Effects of player position task complexity in visual exploration behavior in soccer (CHRISTOPHE BERTRAND and FRANCINE THULLIER) abstract
  • Factor Validity and Reliability of the Sport Friendship Quality Scale in a French adolescent sample (STÉPHANIE SCOFFIER, CHRISTOPHE MAIANO and FABIENNE D’ARRIPE-LONGUEVILLE) abstract
  • The influence of juggling on mental rotation performance (PETRA JANSEN, CORINNA TITZE, and MARTIN HEIL) abstract



  • n. 3 - July-September 2009

  • Mental skill profiles and expertise levels of elite Iranian athletes (JOHN H. SALMELA, SHAMSI S. MONFARED, FATOLLA MOSAYEBI and NATALIE DURAND-BUSH) abstract
  • The effect of implicit and explicit methods in acquisition of anticipation skill in low and high complexity situations (EVANDROS VOTSIS, GEORGE TZETZIS, VASILIA HATZITAKI, V. GEORGE GROUIOS) abstract
  • The influence of assimilation and differentiation needs on sport team preferences: The quest for optimal distinctiveness (JAMES A. DIMMOCK) abstract
  • Differences in processing of game information in basketball players, coaches and referees (CLARE MACMAHON, JANET L. STARKES, and JANICE DEAKIN) abstract
  • Perceived development of psychological characteristics in male and female elite gymnasts (FABIENNE d'ARRIPE-LONGUEVILLE, MAGALY HARS, NADINE DEBOIS, and CLAIRE CALMELS) abstract



  • n. 4 - October-December 2009

  • Sensitivity to fine-grained and coarse visual information: The effect of blurring on anticipation skill (ROBIN C. JACKSON, BRUCE ABERNETHY, and SIMONWERNHART) abstract
  • The influence of processing time on expert anticipation (JOHN BAKER, DAMIAN FARROW, BRUCE ELLIOTT, and JACQUELINE ALDERSON) abstract
  • Differences in oculomotor behaviour between elite athletes from visually and non-visually oriented sports (STUART MORGAN, and JOHN PATTERSON) abstract
  • Representative task designs for the study of perception and action in sport (MATT DICKS, KEITH DAVIDS, and CHRIS BUTTON) abstract
  • Developmental influences on the acquisition of tactical decision-making expertise (JASON BERRY, and BRUCE ABERNETHY) abstract
  • The influence of viewing perspective on decision-making and visual search behaviour in an invasive sport (DAVID L. MANN, DAMIAN FARROW, RICHARD SHUTTLEWORTH, and MELISSA HOPWOOD) abstract
  • Knowledge base as a mechanism for perceptual-cognitive tasks: Skill is in the details! (CLARE MACMAHON and SUE L.MCPHERSON) abstract
  • Insights from Ecological Psychology and Dynamical Systems. Theory can underpin a philosophy of coaching (IAN RENSHAW, KEITH DAVIDS, RICK SHUTTLEWORTH and JIA YI CHOW) abstract
  • The use of motor learning in Biomechanics: A call for more collaboration (ALEC BUTTIFIELD, KEVIN BALL and CLARE MACMAHON) abstract
  • End-point focus of attention: Learning the ‘Catch’ in Rowing (RICHARD PARR, and CHRIS BUTTON) abstract
  • The paradoxical role of cognitive effort in contextual interference and Implicit Motor Learning (MEGAN A. RENDELL, RICH S.W. MASTERS and DAMIAN FARROW) abstract



Volume 39
    n. 1 - January-March 2008

  • Scene perceptions and decision making in sport simulation: A masked priming investigation (JEAN-PHILIPPE PETIT, HUBERT RIPOLL) abstract
  • Outgrowing the familial coach-athlete relationship (SOPHIA JOWETT) abstract
  • Initiation of physical exercise: An intervention study based on the transtheoretical model (INES PFEFFER, DOROTHEE ALFERMANN) abstract
  • Application of mentoring through reflection in female setters of the Spanish national volleyball team. A case study (M. PERLA MORENO, ALBERTO MORENO, AURELIO UREÑA, DAMIAN IGLESIAS, FERNANDO DEL VILLAR) abstract
  • The “EESES”: A French adaptation of the Sport – State Self-Esteem Scale (MARIE-HÉLOÏSE BARDEL, PAUL FONTAYNE and FABIENNE COLOMBEL) abstract



  • n. 2 - April-June 2008

  • Ventral and dorsal system contributions to visual anticipation in fast ball sports (JOHN VAN DER KAMP, FERNANDO RIVAS, HEMKE VAN DOORN and GEERT SAVELSBERGH) abstract
  • The two visual streams: In the right ballpark? (DAVID MILNER and MELVYN GOODALE) abstract
  • Dual pathways or dueling pathways for visual anticipation? A Response to van der Kamp, Rivas, van Doorn & Savelsbergh (2007) (BRUCE ABERNETHY, and DAVID MANN) abstract
  • Visual context and representation can help! (DIGBY ELLIOTT) abstract
  • What is visual anticipation and how much does it rely on the dorsal stream? (GILLES MONTAGNE, JULIEN BASTIN and DAVID M. JACOBS) abstract
  • Towards an ecological approach to visual anticipation for expert performance in sport (DUARTE ARAÚJO and ALEX KIRLIK) abstract
  • Designing representative task constraints for studying visual anticipation in fast ball sports: What we can learn from past and contemporary insights in neurobiology and psychology (KEITH DAVIDS) abstract



  • n. 3 - July-September 2008

  • Self-Consciousness, perceived evaluation, and performance of a continuous motor task (JONATHAN P. MAXWELL, RICHARD S.W. MASTERS, and JAMIE M. POOLTON) abstract
  • Mental toughness research: Key issues in this area (DECLAN CONNAUGHTON, SHELDON HANTON, GRAHAM JONES, and ROSS WADEY) abstract
  • Game location influences basketball players’ performance across playing positions (JAIME SAMPAIO, SERGIO JOSÉ IBAÑEZ, MIGUEL ANGEL GOMEZ, ALBERTO LORENZO, and ENRIQUE ORTEGA) abstract
  • Physical Self-Concept in adolescence and young adulthood: A comparison of Turkish and German students (F. HÜLYA ASÇI, DOROTHEE ALFERMANN, EMINE GAGAR and JEANNINE STILLER) abstract
  • Table tennis performance following explicit and analogy learning over 10,000 repetitions (JOHAN M. KOEDIJKER, RAÔUL R. D. OUDEJANS and PETER J. BEEK) abstract
  • Effects of an additional computer simulation training programme and/or on-court specific instructions on advance cue detection in basketballers (JUAN GRANDA VERA, Á MINGORANCE ESTRADA, JOSÉ CARLOS BARBERO ÁLVAREZ, DIONISIO HINOJO SÁNCHEZ, NORDIN MOHAMED MAANAN, and Mª TERESA REYES DOMÍNGUEZ) abstract



  • n. 4 - October-December 2008

  • A qualitative examination of tennis players’ experiences of the person perception process in tennis (MATTHEW RIMMER, IAIN GREENLEES, JAN GRAYDON, RICHARD THELWELL and RICHARD BUSCOMBE) abstract
  • Reliability and validity of the Dutch Recovery Stress. Questionnaire for athletes (ESTHER NEDERHOF, MICHEL S. BRINK and KOEN A.P.M. LEMMINK) abstract
  • A cross-cultural analysis of achievement goals and self-efficacy between American and Chinese College students in Physical Education (ZAN GAO, PING XIANG, LOUIS HARRISON JR, JIANMIN GUAN, and YUNPENG RAO) abstract
  • Does communication mediate the athlete leadership to cohesion relationship? (JAMES HARDY, MARK A. EYS, and TODD M. LOUGHEAD) abstract
  • Heart Rate Variability as an indicator of pre-competitive arousal (NICHOLAS P. MURRAY and THOMAS D. RAEDEKE) abstract
  • Sensation seeking, affective profile, and sports behavior in the prediction of risk (RÉMI AJCARDI and PIERRE THERME) abstract



Volume 38
    n. 1 - January-March 2007

    Special Issue: Nature, nurture and sport performance

  • Introduction

  • Part I
  • Deliberate practice and the modifiability of body and mind: toward a science of the structure and acquisition of expert and elite performance (abstract)
  • Nature prevails over nurture (abstract)

  • Part II
  • Nurturing the development of a comprehensive model of expertise
  • Promoting ecologies where performers exhibit expert interactions
  • Genetic and environmental influences on expert performance: Conflicting commonalities – toward bridging the gap
  • Nature-nurture and sport performance
  • Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose
  • Heritability is more than sequence deep
  • The origins of peak performance: Motivational and hereditary factors
  • Dualism revisited

  • Part III
  • Toward a science of expert and exceptional performance in sport: A reply to the commentaries
  • Nature-nurture: Not an either-or question

  • Epilogue
  • Sound and fury, signifying nothing? Future directions in the nature-nurture debate



  • n. 2 - April-June 2007

  • An initial exploration of the factors influencing aggressive and assertive intentions of women ice hockey players (abstract)
  • The moderating effect of outcome interdependence on the relationship between task conflict and group performance (abstract)
  • A historical examination of relative age effects in Canadian hockey players (abstract)
  • Competition stress and affective experiences of Canadian and Japanese futsal players (abstract)
  • Soccer players’ perceptions of their coping strategies: A screening evaluation before and after a sport Psychology Service Delivery (abstract)
  • Explicit rules and direction of attention in learning and performing the table tennis forehand (abstract)



  • n. 3 - July-September 2007

  • A test of the predictions of processing efficiency theory during elite team competition using the Thought Occurrence Questionnaire for Sport (abstract)
  • Do alternative instructional approaches result in different game performance learning outcomes? Authentic assessment in varying game conditions (abstract)
  • Achievement goal profiles, perceived ability and participation motivation for sport and physical activity (abstract)
  • Temporal accuracy of motor imagery in older women (abstract)
  • A temporal limit for the influence of volition on stability of rhythmic bimanual coordination (abstract)



  • n. 4 - October-December 2007

  • Advances in athlete burnout research
  • Symptoms and consequences associated with three dimensions of burnout in junior tennis players (abstract)
  • Athlete burnout and organizational culture: An English rugby replication (abstract)
  • The process of burnout: A multiple case study of three elite endurance athletes (abstract)
  • An examination of Coakley’s perspective on identity, control, and burnout among adolescent athletes (abstract)
  • Does it take three to tango? Psychological need satisfaction and athlete burnout (abstract)
  • Athlete engagement: I. A qualitative investigation of relevance and dimensions (abstract)
  • Athlete engagement: II. Development and initial validation of the Athlete Engagement Questionnaire (abstract)



Volume 37
    n. 1 - January-March 2006

  • A comparison of locomotor pointing strategies in cricket bowling and long jumping (abstract)
  • Soccer players' preseason perceptions of their knowledge and application of sport psychology: An action research screening study (abstract)
  • Personal and Situational Predictors of Sportspersonship in Young Athletes (abstract)
  • Gender and physical activity level differences in physical self-perception of university students: A case of Turkey (abstract)



  • n. 2/3 - April-September 2006

  • The psychological and social psychological study of football (abstract)
  • Talent development in English professional soccer (abstract)
  • The psychological and performance demands of Association Football Refereeing (abstract)
  • Interpretation and application of the laws of the game in football incidents leading to player injuries (abstract)
  • Perceptions of the Brazilian football coaching staff in preparation for the World Cup (abstract)
  • The perceptual-motor regulation of kicking in soccer (abstract)
  • Does noise provide a basis for the unification of motor learning theories? (abstract)
  • Organization of motor system degrees of freedom during the soccer chip: An analysis of skilled performance (abstract)
  • End-point trajectory matching as a method for teaching kicking skills (abstract)
  • Visual search and locomotion behaviour in a four-to-four football tactical position game (abstract)
  • Penalty shooting and gaze behavior: Unwanted effects of the wish not to miss (abstract)
  • The "Russian roulette" of soccer?: Perceived control and anxiety in a major tournament penalty shootout (abstract)



  • n. 4 - October-December 2006

  • A cross-cultural study of motivational climate in physical education lessons in the UK and Singapore (abstract)
  • The relationship between self-presentational concerns and competitive anxiety: The influence of Gender (abstract)
  • Cultural social support for Canadian aboriginal elite athletes during their sport development (abstract)
  • Augmented feedback over a short period of time: Does it improve netball goalshooting performance? (abstract)
  • Development and validation of the significant others’ goal-involving roles in Sport Questionnaire (abstract)



Volume 36
    n. 1 - January-March 2005

  • How position and motion of expert assistant referees in soccer relate to the quality of their offside judgements during actual match play (abstract)
  • Assessing sport team culture: Qualitative and quantitative approaches? (abstract)
  • Is athletic identity an important motivator? (abstract)
  • Moderating effects of organizational support on the relationship between work experiences and job satisfaction among university coaches (abstract)
  • Predicting fan support in a merger between soccer teams: A social-psychological perspective (abstract)



  • n. 2 - April-June 2005

  • The effect of perceived teacher feedback on intrinsic motivation in physical education (abstract)
  • Effects of Two Instructional Approaches for Basketball on Decision-making and Recognition Ability (abstract)
  • Prospective control in sport (abstract)
  • Multifactor characteristics in the process of development of the male expert basketball player in Spain (abstract)



  • n. 3 - July-September 2005

  • Job satisfaction of accomplished male university basketball coaches: The Canadian context (abstract)
  • Explanatory preference of football players evolving at various levels of competition: A socionormative approach (abstract)
  • On the utility of deliberate practice: Predicting performance in ultra-endurance triathletes from training indices (abstract)
  • Moderators of mood during a 60-minute treadmill run (abstract)



  • n. 4 - October-December 2005

  • Adolescents’ control beliefs and coping with stress in sport (abstract)
  • Organizational stress in competitive sport: More than we bargained for? (abstract)
  • Anticipation in soccer goalkeepers during penalty kicking (abstract)
  • Expert in action: A systematic observation of 5 national team coaches (abstract)
  • Table tennis scoring systems and expert players’ exploration activity (abstract)



Volume 35
    n. 1 - January-March 2004

  • Levels of ACTH and β-endorphin in the response to stress from open sea diving to 25m (3.5 ATA). A field study (abstract)
  • Psychological support in top level sailing (abstract)
  • Perceived benefits and barriers to physical activity among children, adolescents, and adults (abstract)
  • A conceptual model of coaching confidence; Development of a reliable and valid Coaching Confidence Scale (abstract)
  • The mediating role of cognitive variables between learning oriented climate and physical activity intention (abstract)
  • Comparative study of coach-athlete interactions in mixed traditional Japanese martial art, female amateur track and field, and male professional basketball (abstract)



  • n. 2 - April-June 2004

  • The Psychological Performance Inventory: Is the mental toughness test tough enough (abstract)
  • Stress-management interventions for female athletes: Relaxation and cognitive restructuring (abstract)
  • Effect of visual and kinesthetic imagery on the learning of a patterned movement (abstract)
  • Determinants of the intention to use doping substances: An empirical contribution in a sample of Italian adolescents (abstract)
  • ACTH, β-endorphin, and leves of anxiety in middle-age athletes (abstract)
  • Literature in Sport Psychology: Listing of authorship and references (1994-2003) (abstract)



  • n. 3 - July-September 2004

  • An examination of goal orientation profiles and motivation in adult team sport (abstract)
  • Sport gender stereotypes in Italy (abstract)
  • The perceived sources of competitive stress in Korean national athletes (abstract)
  • Dart performance as a function of facets of practice amongst professional and amateur men and women players (abstract)
  • Reproduction of rhythmic patterns in young individuals: Toward the construction of a computerized rhythmic test (abstract)



  • n. 4 - October-December 2004

  • Frequency of verbal encouragement effects sub-maximal exertional perceptions during exercise testing in young adult women (abstract)
  • Predicting physical activity in older adults: An integrated model considering health-related dispositions and theory of planned behaviour variables (abstract)
  • Dreams reflecting waking sport activities: A comparison of sport and psychology students (abstract)
  • Mood during a 60-minute treadmill run: Timing and type of mood change (abstract)
  • Modulation of visuospatial attention at rest and during physical exercise: Gender differences (abstract)
  • Literature and authorships in Sport Psychology in countries of non-English language (abstract)





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