Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print November 2017 | ISBN: 9780190638054
Published online October 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780190638078 | DOI:

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The purpose of this chapter is to overview the sport mood model and mood research conducted in disability sport. Researchers in disability sport have examined mood in a limited fashion, with an overreliance on the Profile of Mood States (POMS) scale, which measures vigor, confusion, depressed mood, anger, fatigue, and tension. A clear limitation of the POMS scale is the underrepresentation of positive mood states that athletes experience. Many of the researchers in disability sport have asked modest questions, such as do athletes with acquired versus congenital disabilities have more positive...

Keywords: mood; emotion; affect; profile of mood states; circumplex model of affect; sport performance; cognition

Chapter.  4165 words. 

Subjects: Social Psychology ; Psychology

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