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    • The importance of psychological characteristics in potentially talented adolescent long distance runners 

      Pienaar, Anita Elizabeth; Kruger, Ankebé; Du Plessis, Elsje Susanna; Janse van Rensburg, Louis Philippuss; Pienaar, Anita Elizabeth; Kruger, Ankebé; Du Plessis, Elsje Susanna; Janse van Rensburg, Louis Philippuss (Sabinet, 2012)
      Long distance running is a moderate to high-power activity supported by aerobic energy (Ward-Smith, 1999). Apart from the importance of aerobic conditioning, long distance running requires a great deal of mental toughness. ...
    • The role of biological maturity in sport psychological skills of young rugby players: an explorative investigation 

      Van den Berg, Linda; Pienaar, Anita E.; Grobbelaar, Heinrich W.; Van den Berg, Linda; Pienaar, Anita E.; Grobbelaar, Heinrich W. (Sabinet, 2012)
      The aims of this explorative study was to identify differences and possible changes in sport psychological skill levels of potentially talented rugby players with different maturity status over a two year period. The sport ...
    • Sport psychological characteristics of talented 13-year old adolescents 

      Kruger, Ankebé; Pienaar, Anita; Kemp, Ri-Ellen; Nienaber, Alida (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      The objective of this study was to determine whether the sport psychological profiles of talented 13-year-old sport participants differ from less talented participants. 162 grade 8 learners with a mean age of 13.2 ± 0.33 ...