An investigation of self-efficacy and control theory with elite distance runners
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An investigation of self-efficacy and control theory with elite distance runners

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Written in English


  • Running -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Self-confidence.,
  • Expectation (Psychology),
  • Control (Psychology)

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Statementby Jeffrey J. Martin.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 124 leaves
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15524352M

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