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Nathan A. Reis, Kent C. Kowalski, Amber D. Mosewich, and Leah J. Ferguson

openness and acceptance ( Neff, 2003a , 2003b ). In the wake of a sole focus on women athletes, there is a recent trend in sport self-compassion research to include both women athletes and men athletes, with encouraging findings (e.g., self-compassion is positively related to adaptive coping, social

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Chad Seifried and Matthew Papatheodorou

The main purpose of this article is to provide suggestions to coaches on how they can assist young athletes in pressure packed situations to realize an ideal performance state. Suggestions provided address controlling emotions, adopting coping methods, practicing under game situations, embracing physical routines along with mental rehearsals, and engaging in self reflection/challenges. The strategies and discussions below should appear as vital for coaches attempting to help assist a young person’s future mental and emotional development. Furthermore, it should educate coaches and potentially others (e.g., spectators and media) on how to better handle these situations or instances so they can avoid the production of negative consequences on the lives of young people (e.g., choking label, social anxiety, poor self-esteem or image).

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Michelle Moosbrugger

A case study design was implemented to examine how a female coach has sustained her career. A collegiate field hockey coach with over 30 years of experience and two of her former athletes, both of whom returned to serve as assistant coaches, were interviewed. Following evaluation of higher order themes emerging from the data, the manner in which the coach sustained a lengthy coaching career was found to be analogous to a field hockey player performing in the sport. Much like an athlete who has honed her individual skills, surrounded herself with talented teammates, allowed teammates to assist, used variety in implementing skills, and maintained balance in life, the coach has crafted a successful coaching career. Her internal attributes and maintenance of support, the discovery of an inclusive work environment, seeking variety over time, and achieving balance aided her continuity. The experiences of the coach illuminate the importance of creating favorable working conditions and employing coping strategies in order to sustain a lengthy coaching career.

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Erin Morris, Ryan Vooris, and Tara Q. Mahoney

hostile and benevolent sexism within the major. Female students reported the need to develop coping methods to manage their minority status in the major, including the need to take leadership positions when engaged in group work, finding ways to enhance their sports knowledge, and working closely with

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, and Riley Nickols

and family therapy, psychoeducation, and/or coping skills training. Unfortunately, not all counseling departments or professional sports organizations with in-house psychological support are able to provide the level of care or specificity of care needed to treat EDs. Psychotherapy for athletes with

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Mustafa Sarkar and Nathan K. Hilton

dribbling task, optimistic participants were found to be more confident, to be less anxious, and to perform better than pessimistic participants. Adopting a more ecologically valid approach, Mummery et al. ( 2004 ) explored the impact of three protective factors (self-concept, social support, and coping

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C. Keith Harrison, Rhema Fuller, Whitney Griffin, Scott Bukstein, Danielle McArdle, and Steven Barnhart

male creative expression specific to rap where men “require[d] wide-open spaces, symbolic frontiers where the body could do its thing, expand, grow, and move, surrounded by a watching crowd” ( Hooks, 1992 , p. 377). For example, researchers have examined the coping mechanisms and expression of agency

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Geoffrey M. Hudson and Kyle Sprow

. 2020 ; 38 ( 5 ): 246 – 255 . PubMed ID: 32032084 doi:10.1097/CIN.0000000000000600 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000600 32032084 29. CDC . Visiting parks and recreational facilities: Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 . 2020 ; https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping

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Hedda Berntsen and Elsa Kristiansen

.g., motivation, coping with stress, youth athletes) and sport management (e.g., volunteerism, YOG, event management, talent development). She was also a lecturer at one of the Norwegian top sport colleges for ten years. References Aelterman , N. , Vansteenkiste , M. , Van Keer , H. , De Meyer , J. , Van den

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Yolanda Barrado-Martín, Michelle Heward, Remco Polman, and Samuel R. Nyman

the second week of their participation in the study to ensure a safe practice at home and complete an action and a coping plan. However, in practice, only six of 10 received this visit due to time constraints and various reasons. One of the dyads withdrew from the intervention after the first class; a