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Effective Sport Psychology Consulting Relationships: Two Coach Case Studies

Sharp, Lee-Ann and Hodge, Ken (2013) Effective Sport Psychology Consulting Relationships: Two Coach Case Studies. The Sport Psychologist, 27 . pp. 313-324. [Journal article]

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the components necessary for the development of an effective applied sport psychology consulting relationship between a sport psychology consultant (SPC) and presented. Following purposeful sampling methods, members of two SPC-Coach consulting relationships (2 SPCs and 2 elite coaches) participated in individual interviews to discuss their perceptions of effective consulting relationships. Inductive \content analysis was conducted to search for common themes both within and across the two case studies (Weber, 1990). Three a coach. To address this purpose, two SPC-Coach consulting relationship case studies will be categories emerged with shared similarities between both case study relationships as important to the development of effective consulting relationships between SPCs and coaches; (a) SPC knowledge; (b) trust; and (c) friendship. In addition, two categories individual to each of the case study consulting relationships emerged; (d) SPC fitting in with team culture; and (e) flexibility.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:consulting relationships, effectiveness, coaching, knowledge, trust
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Sport
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute
ID Code:28327
Deposited By: Dr Lee-Ann Sharp
Deposited On:06 Jan 2014 10:00
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:13

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