Kinesthetic imagery: does it exist and how can we measure it?

Dun, Kristine and Burton, Lorelle (2005) Kinesthetic imagery: does it exist and how can we measure it? In: ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology: Promoting Health and Performance for Life, 15-19 Aug 2005, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

[Introduction]: The emergence of sport psychology has influenced how athletes train and compete. Increasingly, coaches and athletes are incorporating mental as well as physical skills into their training programs and competition routines. Imagery is one such mental skill. To develop an imagery program tailored to the athlete three pieces of information are vital: the imagery ability of the athlete; the effect of imagery on performance; and the motive for using imagery. This paper explores measurement of the imagery ability of the athlete. Specifically, the aim was to create new and valid measures of kinaesthetic imagery and examine the relationship these measures share with existing measures of imagery.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Depositing User: ePrints Administrator
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2010 10:15
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: kinaesthetic imagery, visual imagery
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170114 Sport and Exercise Psychology
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7872

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