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What to do to succeed? A qualitative study on the competencies of high-potential and world-class beach volleyball players. / Blijlevens, Suzan; Wylleman, Paul; Bool, K.; Visscher, C.; Elferink-Gemser, Marije.

Abstract Book FEPSAC: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Münster : WWU Münster, 2019. p. 43.

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Harvard

Blijlevens, S, Wylleman, P, Bool, K, Visscher, C & Elferink-Gemser, M 2019, What to do to succeed? A qualitative study on the competencies of high-potential and world-class beach volleyball players. in Abstract Book FEPSAC: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology. WWU Münster, Münster, pp. 43.

APA

Blijlevens, S., Wylleman, P., Bool, K., Visscher, C., & Elferink-Gemser, M. (2019). What to do to succeed? A qualitative study on the competencies of high-potential and world-class beach volleyball players. In Abstract Book FEPSAC: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 43). Münster: WWU Münster.

Vancouver

Blijlevens S, Wylleman P, Bool K, Visscher C, Elferink-Gemser M. What to do to succeed? A qualitative study on the competencies of high-potential and world-class beach volleyball players. In Abstract Book FEPSAC: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Münster: WWU Münster. 2019. p. 43

Author

Blijlevens, Suzan ; Wylleman, Paul ; Bool, K. ; Visscher, C. ; Elferink-Gemser, Marije. / What to do to succeed? A qualitative study on the competencies of high-potential and world-class beach volleyball players. Abstract Book FEPSAC: 15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Münster : WWU Münster, 2019. pp. 43

BibTeX

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abstract = "An athlete’s actual behaviour in dealing with developmental challenges plays a key role in their progressive accumulation ofexpertise. Questions of how psychological competencies are reflected in athletes’ actual behaviour during training, competitionand in their daily lives, and how these competencies influence their actions in the face of challenges, remain underexplored. Theprimary aim of our research was to determine the psychological competencies that characterise world-class beach volleyballplayers in comparison to competitive players and how these are reflected in their behaviour. A secondary aim was to explorewhether the competencies of world-class athletes are already present in high-potential beach volleyball players. Data weregathered from in-depth interviews held with 28 beach volleyball players (both male and female), of whom 8 were world-class, 7competitive and the remaining 13 were high-potential beach volleyball players in the initiation and development phase of theirathletic development. The data were interpreted using thematic analysis. World-class players were differentiated based on 10self-reported competencies within four thematic clusters: (1) knowing what to do and actually doing it, (2) focusing on personaldevelopment, (3) internal attribution of actions and (4) proactive behaviour and a hands-on attitude. The results yielded qualitativeinsights about the psychological competencies of world-class athletes and how they should be developed in high-potentialathletes to enable them to perform at a world-class level.",
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RIS

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