Prepare to explore the complex relationship between athletes and coaches, as well as the healthy or unhealthy habits within it. Dr. Sara Erdner’s sheds light on the mental as well as physical hardships athletes and coaches face from her book, Dear Coach. Erdner goes into detail on the disparities of coaching abuse, trauma in life after sport, as well as sociological solutions to these ongoing issues.
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To read Sara Erdner’s Dear Coach:
To read more from John Wooden:
For more from Erdner’s professor Dzikus:
To learn more about CMPC:
For more on general Neyland:
More about the achievement theory and how it applies to sport:
D’Astous, E., Podlog, L., Burns, R., Newton, M., & Fawver, B. (2020). Perceived Competence, Achievement Goals, and Return-To-Sport Outcomes: A Mediation Analysis. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(9), 2980.
More on the care theory:
Cronin, C., Armour, K., & Gano-Overway, L. (2018). Care theory and sport coaching. In Care in Sport Coaching (pp. 15-29). Routledge.
For more on feminist theory in sport:
Brooke, M. (2020). ‘Feminist’in the sociology of sport: An analysis using legitimation code theory and corpus linguistics. Ampersand, 7, 100068.
More about uncertainty management theory:
Lind, E. A., & Van den Bos, K. (2002). When fairness works: Toward a general theory of uncertainty management. Research in organizational behavior, 24, 181-223.
Thau, S., Bennett, R. J., Mitchell, M. S., & Marrs, M. B. (2009). How management style moderates the relationship between abusive supervision and workplace deviance: An uncertainty management theory perspective. Organizational behavior and human decision processes, 108(1), 79-92.
Brashers, D. E. (2001). Communication and uncertainty management. Journal of communication, 51(3), 477-497.
More on controlling vs. communicative parenting:
Aunola, K., Viljaranta, J., & Tolvanen, A. (2017). Does daily distress make parents prone to using psychologically controlling parenting?. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 41(3), 405-414.
Kirby, J. N., Grzazek, O., & Gilbert, P. (2019). The role of compassionate and self-image goals in predicting psychological controlling and facilitative parenting styles. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 1041.
Perfectionist attitudes are unhealthy:
Madigan, D. J., Mallinson-Howard, S. H., Grugan, M. C., & Hill, A. P. (2020). Perfectionism and attitudes towards doping in athletes: A continuously cumulating meta-analysis and test of the 2× 2 model. European journal of sport science, 20(9), 1245-1254.
Karaşar, B. (2020). Mediator Role of the Need for Social Approval in the Relationship between Perfectionism and Codependency: A Structural Equation Modeling Study. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 7(2), 40-47.
More about uncertainty reduction theory:
Knobloch, L. K. (2015). Uncertainty reduction theory. The international encyclopedia of interpersonal communication, 1-9.
Kramer, M. W. (1999). Motivation to reduce uncertainty: A reconceptualization of uncertainty reduction theory. Management communication quarterly, 13(2), 305-316.
For more on self efficacy in sport:
Clevinger, K., Petrie, T., Martin, S., & Greenleaf, C. (2020). The relationship of sport involvement and gender to physical fitness, self-efficacy, and self-concept in middle school students. Physical Educator, 77(1), 154-172.
More about coaching abuse and the emotional effects:
Kerr, G., Willson, E., & Stirling, A. (2020). “It Was the Worst Time in My Life”: The Effects of Emotionally Abusive Coaching on Female Canadian National Team Athletes. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 28(1), 81-89.