A survey of applied impact of literature in sport psychology

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Abstract

There has been an implied direct connection between the scholarly literature and applied practice. However, the sport and exercise psychology community is lacking an empirical account of what practitioners believe to have been the most impactful scholarly writings to their applied practice. The purpose of this study was to survey applied practitioners of their perceived most impactful scholarly writings to their professional practice. Surveys were returned from 532 participants solicited from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology membership, who were asked to identify their perceived most impactful book and journal article to their practice. Frequency statistics were calculated and presented for topic, type, title, author(s), year published, and journal. A total of 143 different books and 188 different articles across 84 different journals were reported. Implications for applied practice, teaching sport and exercise psychology, and research are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)250-258
Number of pages9
JournalSport Psychologist
Volume35
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Psychology

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