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Preliminary predictions of athletic performance among collegiate baseball players with a biopsychosocial model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7567405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study investigated the association of nine biopsychosocial variables and athletic performance among 40 elite collegiate baseball players. High scores on confidence and perceived fitness and low scores on repressive denial, strength of religious faith, and sensitivity to glare were reliably associated with ratings of superior athletic performance by four coaches. Preliminary results suggest that the biopsychosocial model may prove useful in predicting athletic performance.
T G Plante; J Booth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-11-13     Completed Date:  1995-11-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  881-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Psychology Department, Santa Clara University, CA 95053, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Baseball / psychology*
Contrast Sensitivity
Defense Mechanisms*
Self Concept*
Vision, Binocular
Visual Acuity
Visual Perception

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