Controlling system uncertainty in sport and work

DAVIDS, K, SMITH, L and MARTIN, R (1991). Controlling system uncertainty in sport and work. Applied Ergonomics, 22 (5), 312-315.

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Link to published version:: 10.1016/0003-6870(91)90387-W

Abstract

An applied psychological framework for coping with performance uncertainty in sport and work systems is presented. The theme of personal control serves to integrate ideas prevalent in industrial and organisational psychology, the stress literature and labour process theory. These commonly focus on the promotion of tacit knowledge and learned resourcefulness in individual performers. Finally, data from an empirical evaluation of a development training programme to facilitate self-regulation skills in professional athletes are briefly highlighted.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Identification Number: 10.1016/0003-6870(91)90387-W
Depositing User: Carole Harris
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 09:12
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2011 09:12
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3294

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