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dc.contributor.author Rogerson, Lisa J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-17T12:37:57Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-17T12:37:57Z
dc.date.issued 1998-05-01T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/1481
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of two mental skills on ice hockey goaltender performance. The mental skills utilized were relaxation, in the form of centering, and self-talk. The participants were five male junior A hockey goaltenders from the Winnipeg area. A single-subject multiple baseline across individuals design was employed to evaluate the use of the mental skills. The results demonstrated that the mental training skills were effective in improving the save percentage of the goaltenders receiving the intervention. The social validation results were favorable indicating that the participants enjoyed using the mental skills and were satisfied with the results obtained from using them. Furthermore, the coaches were very satisfied with the results and felt that the skills were an important ingredient for improving performance. en_US
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dc.language en en_US
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dc.title Enhancing competitive performance of ice hockey goaltenders using centering and self-talk en_US
dc.degree.discipline Physical Education & Recreational Studies en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science (M.Sc.) en_US


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