Mental toughness research: Key issues in this area
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The article presents an overview of books and articles which have been written on the subject of mental toughness in athletics. The overview was compiled in an effort to raise awareness of the key conceptual issues and methodological issues related to mental toughness. A discussion of the definition of mental toughness, and of several research studies which have been conducted on mental toughness, is presented.
International Journal of Sport Psychology
Connaughton, D., Hanton, S., Jones, G. and Wadey, R. (2008) 'Mental toughness research: key issues in this area', International Journal of Sport Psychology, 39(3), pp.192-204.
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