Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Contextual and Individual Predictors of Psychological Disengagement From Sport During a Competitive Event

Buy Article:

$52.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

The present study aims to identify the processes underlying athletes' psychological disengagement during a competitive event. It was expected that goal attainment would predict psychological disengagement through the mediation of physical self-worth. It was further hypothesized that athletic identity and passion for the activity would be predictors of psychological disengagement. Athletes completed measures of athletic identity, passion, and physical self-worth before a competition; and perceived goal attainment, physical self-worth, and psychological disengagement after a competition. Physical self-worth mediated the relationship between perceived goal attainment and discounting. Obsessive passion and athletic identity were negatively related to devaluing over and above goal attainment and physical self-worth. The study highlights individual and contextual correlates of psychological disengagement in the sport setting.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Université Paris-sud XIParis, France 2: Springfield College

Publication date: August 1, 2010

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more