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Relationships between mental toughness, barriers to exercise, and exercise behaviour in undergraduate students (2017)
Journal Article
Stamp, E., Crust, L., Swann, C. F., & Perry, J. (2017). Relationships between mental toughness, barriers to exercise, and exercise behaviour in undergraduate students. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 48(3), 262-277

The present study explored relationships between mental toughness (MT), barriers to exercise, and self-reported exercise behaviour in university students. Perceived barriers to exercise are important since previous work has identified barriers as str... Read More

Predicting cooperation in competitive conditions : the role of sportspersonship, moral competence, and emotional intelligence (2017)
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Perry, J., & Clough, P. J. (2017). Predicting cooperation in competitive conditions : the role of sportspersonship, moral competence, and emotional intelligence. Psychology of sport and exercise, 31, 88-92. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.04.008

Objectives The purpose of the present study was to examine the predictive capabilities of sportspersonship, moral competence, and emotional intelligence on cooperation in varying competitive conditions. Design An experimental study was conducted, exa... Read More

Sources of sport confidence, imagery type and performance among competitive athletes : the mediating role of sports confidence (2015)
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Nicholls, A., Perry, J., Davies, J., & Levy, A. (2015). Sources of sport confidence, imagery type and performance among competitive athletes : the mediating role of sports confidence. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 55(7-8), 835-844

Aim. This study explored the mediating role of sport confidence upon (1) sources of sport confidence- performance relationship and (2) imagery- performance relationship. Methods. Participants were 157 competitive athletes who completed state measures... Read More

Measuring time perspective in adolescents : can you get the right answer by asking the wrong questions? (2015)
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Perry, J. L., McKay, M. T., Worrell, F. C., Živkovič, U., Mello, Z. R., & Musil, B. (2015). Measuring time perspective in adolescents : can you get the right answer by asking the wrong questions?. Personality and individual differences, 78, (53-57). doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.01.015. ISSN 0191-8869

Time perspective continues to evolve as a psychological construct. The extant literature suggests that higher future orientation and lower present orientation are associated with better developmental outcomes. However, the extant literature also sugg... Read More

Development and validation of the compliant and principled sportspersonship scale (2014)
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Perry, J. L., Clough, P. J., Crust, L., Nabb, S. L., & Nicholls, A. R. (2015). Development and validation of the compliant and principled sportspersonship scale. Research quarterly for exercise and sport, 86(1), 71-80. doi:10.1080/02701367.2014.980938

A new measure of sportspersonship that differentiates between compliance and principled decisions was developed and validated in three studies. In Study 1, a 71-item questionnaire was developed and administered to 357 sports participants, before prin... Read More

Relationships between mental toughness and psychological wellbeing in undergraduate students (2014)
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Clough, P., Perry, J., Crust, L., Marchant, D., Stamp, E., & Swann, C. (2015). Relationships between mental toughness and psychological wellbeing in undergraduate students. Personality and individual differences, 75, (170-174). doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.11.038. ISSN 0191-8869

This study examined relationships between mental toughness (MT) and psychological wellbeing (PWB) in undergraduate students. Following previous research that identified significant and positive relations between MT and academic performance, it was hy... Read More

Emotional maturity, dispositional coping, and coping effectiveness among adolescent athletes (2014)
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Nicholls, A. R., Levy, A. R., & Perry, J. L. (2015). Emotional maturity, dispositional coping, and coping effectiveness among adolescent athletes. Psychology of sport and exercise, 17(March), (32-39). doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.11.004. ISSN 1469-0292

Objectives: Although some scholars have suggested that coping is constrained by emotional maturity, little is known about the relationship between these constructs. In this paper we assessed a model that included emotional maturity, dispositional cop... Read More

Precompetitive achievement goals, stress appraisals, emotions, and coping among athletes (2014)
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Nicholls, A. R., Perry, J. L., & Calmeiro, L. (2014). Precompetitive achievement goals, stress appraisals, emotions, and coping among athletes. Journal of sport & exercise psychology, 36(5), (433-445). doi:10.1123/jsep.2013-0266. ISSN 0895-2779

Grounded in Lazarus’ (1991, 1999, 2000) Cognitive-Motivational-Relational theory of emotions, we tested a model of achievement goals, stress appraisals, emotions, and coping. We predicted that pre-competitive achievement goals would be associated wit... Read More