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Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity

Editor-in-Chief: Short, Sandra E.


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The Effects of a Motivational General-Mastery Imagery Intervention on the Imagery Ability and Sport Confidence of Inter-Collegiate Golfers

Thomas Hammond / Melanie Gregg / Dennis Hrycaiko / Jennifer Mactavish / Adrienne Leslie-Toogood
Published Online: 2012-11-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1932-0191.1066

Abstract

Motivational general-mastery imagery is described as imaging overcoming challenges in sport with confidence and control. Using a single-subject multiple baseline design three male inter-collegiate golfers completed the Motivational Imagery Ability Measure for Sport during baseline and post-intervention phases and completed the Competitive State Anxiety Inventory-2R prior to each competitive round. Golf scores were recorded at the conclusion of each competition. Participants engaged in six sessions of guided motivational general-mastery imagery training over a three-week period. The sport confidence of one participant significantly increased from baseline to intervention. Golf performance (measured by stroke average) of two participants improved. All participants showed improvement in their ability to use imagery and indicated the imagery training program was effective.

Keywords: intervention; motivation; golf performance

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Published Online: 2012-11-01


Citation Information: Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, Volume 7, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 1932-0191, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/1932-0191.1066.

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