The study aimed to identify the sources of information that athletes perceive as influential during their initial evaluation of coaching ability. University athletes (N = 538) were asked to indicate the influence of 31 informational cues (e.g., gender, body language or ... View more
Argyle, M. (1983). The psychology of interpersonal behaviour (4th ed.). Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Books.
Becker, A.J., & Solomon, G.B. (2005). Expectancy information and coach effectiveness in intercollegiate basketball. The Sport Psychologist, 19, 251-266.
Chelladurai, P. (1990). Leadership in sports: A review. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 21, 328-354.
Chen, M., & Bargh, J.A. (1997). Nonconscious behavioural confirmation processes: The self-fullfiling consequences of automatic stereotype activation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 541-560.
Cook, M. (1971). Interpersonal perception. Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Education.
Crisfield, P., Cabral, P., & Carpenter, F. (1999). The successful coach: Guidelines for coaching practice. Leeds, UK: National Coaching Foundation.
Findlay, L.C., & Ste-Marie, D.M. (2004). A reputation bias in figure skating. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 26, 154-166.
Frank, M.G., & Gilovich, T. (1988). The dark side of self- and social perception: Black uniforms and aggression in professional sports. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 74-85.
Garson, G.D. (2006). Factor analysis. Statnotes: Topics in multivariate analysis. Retrieved from N. Carolina St. University, Quantitative Research in Public Administration Web site: http://www2.chass.ncsu.edu/garson/pa765/factor.htm