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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    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 - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
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    Page Range: 312-315
    Depositing User: Carole Harris
    Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 08:12
    Last Modified: 19 Mar 2021 00:45

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