Having a Little Confidence: A Career of Studying Self-Efficacy in Sport

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In this brief autobiography, I reflect on how my childhood and adolescent experiences influenced my decision to study the psychology of sport and physical activity. I describe how my research evolved over time, my contributions to the field, and the people who were influential in my career. Finally, I offer some suggestions for how the field of kinesiology, as a whole, might engage in the future.

Feltz (dfeltz@msu.edu) is with the Dept. of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

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