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Andrew G. Wood, Jamie B. Barker, Martin Turner and Peter Thomson

The application of clinical models in elite sport symbolizes a shift in effective interventions that aim to enhance psychological well-being and performance. The effects of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT; Ellis, 1957 ) on psychological health and athletic performance are receiving

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Shaunna M. Burke, Jennifer Brunet, Amanda Wurz, Christina Butler and Andrea Utley

-being as the attainment of happiness through the occurrence of positive affect, the absence of negative affect, and the experience of life satisfaction. The eudaimonic approach, underpinning psychological well-being ( Ryff, 1989 ), defines well-being through six aspects of human actualization: self

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Chih-Hsiang Yang and David E. Conroy

least five times per week, or leisure walking for at least an hour per week, had higher levels of subjective well-being compared with their peers ( Black et al., 2015 ). Meta-analysis of the literature indicated that the effect size for improving older adults’ psychological well-being was modest for

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Martin J. Turner, Stuart Carrington and Anthony Miller

The mental health and psychological well-being of athletes has been brought into focus recently, both in the media and in research. A recent Frontiers in Psychology special issue ( MacIntyre et al., 2016 ) brought the current understanding of athlete mental health to the fore. Also, Olympic

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Dylan Brennan, Aleksandra A. Zecevic, Shannon L. Sibbald and Volker Nolte

Keye’s ( 1995 ) model of psychological well-being. The model includes six dimensions of wellness: namely, autonomy, environmental mastery, personal growth, positive relations with others, purpose in life, and self-acceptance. The masters athletes appear to align well with this model and would represent

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Sheryl Miller and Mary Fry

task-involving climate were positively associated with their BE (using a composite score on the BESAA) and overall psychological well-being. The stronger relationship observed between climate and BE scores by these researchers in comparison to the present study could be related to these dancers

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Nikos Ntoumanis, Vassilis Barkoukis, Daniel F. Gucciardi and Derwin King Chung Chan

most widely applied theories of motivation in sport settings (for a review, see Ntoumanis, 2012 ), to differentiate between adaptive and maladaptive coach interpersonal styles and to investigate the effects of these styles on athlete motivation, psychological well-being, and behavior. In SDT research

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Flávia Cavalcante Monteiro Melo, Kátia Kamila Félix de Lima, Ana Paula Knackfuss Freitas Silveira, Kesley Pablo Morais de Azevedo, Isis Kelly dos Santos, Humberto Jefferson de Medeiros, José Carlos Leitão and Maria Irany Knackfuss

.1097/00005768-200105000-00005 11323537 10. Hicks AL , Martin KA , Ditor DS , et al . Long-term exercise training in persons with spinal cord injury: effects on strength, arm ergometry performance and psychological well-being . Spinal Cord . 2003 ; 41 : 34 – 43 . PubMed ID: 12494319 doi:10.1038/ 12494319 10

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Jen D. Wong, Julie S. Son, Stephanie T. West, Jill J. Naar and Toni Liechty

, Psaty, Longstreth, & Mozaffarian, 2016 ). Especially for women, leisure physical activities have important benefits, such as increased social support and psychological well-being (e.g.,  Baker, Fraser-Thomas, Dionigi, & Horton, 2010 ; Son, Kerstetter, Yarnal, & Baker, 2007 ). In the examination of

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Bethany Alice Jones, Emma Haycraft, Walter Pierre Bouman and Jon Arcelus

– 719 . PubMed doi:10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.01.009 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.01.009 12. Bouman WP , Davey A , Meyer C , Witcomb GL , Arcelus J . Predictors of psychological well-being among trans individuals . Sex Relation Ther . 2016 ; 31 ( 3 ): 359 – 375 . 13. Bouman WP , Claes L , Brewin