Group cohesion


Group cohesion

Carron identified four factors: 

  • Environmental factors – club membership 
  • Personal factors - friendship of group
  • Leadership factors - clear leader 
  • Team factors - team work
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Attribution theory

Event outcome – result of sporting activity is known 

Available info level of anxiety 

Causal attribution – giving reason for result could include internal or external

Expectancy – anticipation of future wins and losses

Affective response – feelings of pride or shame

Decision – whether performer decides to continue or not 

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