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Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes (2017)
Journal Article
Li, C., Martindale, R., Wu, Y., & Si, G. (2017). Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36(1), 79-85. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1282619

The development of talented athletes is a priority for many countries across the world, including China. A validated Chinese 5-factor Talent Development Environment Questionnaire (TDEQ-5) would go some way in helping researchers and practitioners inv... Read More about Psychometric properties of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire with Chinese talented athletes.

Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment (2015)
Journal Article
Hubbard, G., Campbell, A., Davies, Z., Munro, J., Ireland, A. V., Leslie, S., …Treweek, S. (2015). Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-015-0009-z

Background Recruitment to randomised controlled trials (RCTs) is a perennial problem. Calls have been made for trialists to make recruitment performance publicly available. This article presents our experience of recruiting to a pilot RCT of cardiac... Read More about Experiences of recruiting to a pilot trial of Cardiac Rehabilitation In patients with Bowel cancer (CRIB) with an embedded process evaluation: lessons learned to improve recruitment.

In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes (2015)
Journal Article
Brown, H. E., Lafferty, M. E., & Triggs, C. (2015). In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes. Science and Sports, 30(5), 105-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scispo.2014.09.006

Objectives. — To explore winter sports athletes’ experiences of adversity within their sporting careers. Methods. — Data were collected from semi-structured interviews with seven British elite winter sports athletes (mean age = 23.1 years, S.D. = 2.... Read More about In the face of adversity: Resiliency in winter sport athletes.

Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore (2011)
Journal Article
John Wang, C. K., Sproule, J., McNeill, M., Martindale, R. J. J., & Lee, K. S. (2011). Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 23, 263-276. https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2010.543120

Producing successful athletes in Singapore is a high priority, and the financial rewards for those that make it are great. In light of such an extrinsically motivated structure, the purpose of the current study was to examine the impact of the talent... Read More about Impact of the talent development environment on achievement goals and life aspirations in Singapore.

Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy (2011)
Journal Article
Triggs, C., Lafferty, M. E., Brown, H. E., & Tolley, H. L. (2011). Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 2(3), 183-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/21520704.2011.619046

This article explains how a sport psychologist practitioner used metaphors within song lyrics to broach the transition phase of retention or release with elite young football players. The metaphorical use of song lyrics within sport psychology practi... Read More about Metaphorical Use of Song Lyrics within Sport Psychology Practice: Targeting the Transition within a Premier League Football Youth Academy.