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dc.contributor.advisorTodd, Janen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBowers, Matthewen
dc.creatorBrown, Taylor Richarden
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-26T15:52:24Zen
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-22T22:28:36Z
dc.date.available2015-10-26T15:52:24Zen
dc.date.available2018-01-22T22:28:36Z
dc.date.issued2015-05en
dc.date.submittedMay 2015en
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2G89Ken
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/31937en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractObjective: Psychological resilience has been studied in the context of childhood and adolescent athletes and in elite athletes. Therefore a gap has formed in the part of the athlete population referred to as non-elite athletes. The objective of the present study was to explore the experiences of resilience and adversity in this non-elite athlete population and compare the findings to existing literature on elite-athletes to determine similarities and differences. Design and Method: Twelve non-elite rowers (8 women, 4 men) were interviewed regarding their experiences with resilience and adversity in rowing. A semi- structured interview guide was used to direct the interviews. Transcripts were coded and analyzed in accordance with a grounded theory methodology, and a substantive theory was formed through an iterative process of memoing, constant comparison, and theoretical sampling. Results and Conclusions: The findings suggested that there were a number of similarities in underlying processes of resilience in non-elite and elite athletes. The differences that were identified arose in the degree to which the athletes practiced resilient mechanisms.en
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dc.language.isoenen
dc.subjectResilienceen
dc.subjectRowingen
dc.subjectNon-eliteen
dc.subjectResilience modelen
dc.titleExperiences of resilience and adversity in rowing : a grounded theoryen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.description.departmentKinesiology and Health Educationen
dc.date.updated2015-10-26T15:52:24Zen


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