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The Psychological Performance Inventory: Is the mental toughness test tough enough?

Abstract:

Mental toughness, stemming in part from Loehr's 1986 classic research, is widely alluded to as a critical variable in the popular media and applied sport psychology. We evaluated the construct validity of responses to Loehr's (1986) Psychological Performance Inventory (PPI) by 263 student-athletes from an elite sports high school. As confirmatory factor analysis yielded a poor model fit and an improper solution for the a priori model, we pursued exploratory factor analyses that resulted in a ...

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Middleton, SC More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Martin, AJ More by this author
Richards, GE More by this author
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Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
35
Issue:
2
Pages:
91-108
Publication date:
2004
ISSN:
0047-0767
URN:
uuid:c0661b7d-9dee-456b-9567-0396328fac94
Source identifiers:
103235
Local pid:
pubs:103235

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