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The 2 × 2 model of perfectionism and school‐ and community‐based sport participation.

Mallinson-Howard, Sarah H., Hill, Andrew P., Hall, Howard and Gotwals, John K. (2014) The 2 × 2 model of perfectionism and school‐ and community‐based sport participation. Psychology in the Schools, 51 (9). 972 - 985.

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Abstract

The authors adopted the 2 × 2 model of perfectionism to examine the unique and interactive effects of two dimensions of perfectionism (personal standards perfectionism PSP and evaluative concerns perfectionism ECP) on personal and interpersonal indicators of participant experience in youth sport (enjoyment, physical self‐worth, and friendship quality). Participants (N = 219, M age = 15.12, SD = 2.02) were recruited from various school‐ and community‐based sports and completed a multi‐section questionnaire. Consideration of main and interaction effects indicated that pure PSP (high PSP/low ECP) was associated with the most positive sport experience and pure ECP (low PSP/high ECP) was associated with the least positive sport experience. The findings suggest that subtypes of perfectionism from the 2 × 2 model are predictive of differing experiences in youth sport participation. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2015 APA, all rights reserved). (journal abstract)

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.21796
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
School/Department: School of Sport
URI: http://ray.yorksj.ac.uk/id/eprint/690

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