Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers

Philippen P, Lobinger BH (2012)
Sport Psychologist 26(3): 325-340.

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Philippen, PhilippUniBi; Lobinger, Babett H.
Abstract / Bemerkung
The yips in golf is the interruption of a smooth putting movement by an involuntary jerk or freezing of the ann. Psychological factors seem to worsen the phenomenon. However, published data on how the yips in golf is cognitively and emotionally experienced are very limited. Moreover, the focus of attention in yips-affected golfers has not been investigated. Thus, we interviewed 17 yips-affected golfers to record the thoughts and feelings that are experienced in a situation in which the yips occurs. In addition, we asked them about their focus of attention right before putting. Content analysis revealed a negative cognitive and emotional pattern for all golfers. Furthermore, 11 participants reported focusing either internally or on possible mistakes. The results contribute to an understanding of the yips in golf and provide a starting point for further investigations into possible interventions for the yips.
Erscheinungsjahr
2012
Zeitschriftentitel
Sport Psychologist
Band
26
Ausgabe
3
Seite(n)
325-340
ISSN
0888-4781
Page URI
https://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/record/2544283

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Philippen P, Lobinger BH. Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers. Sport Psychologist. 2012;26(3):325-340.
Philippen, P., & Lobinger, B. H. (2012). Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers. Sport Psychologist, 26(3), 325-340.
Philippen, P., and Lobinger, B. H. (2012). Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers. Sport Psychologist 26, 325-340.
Philippen, P., & Lobinger, B.H., 2012. Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers. Sport Psychologist, 26(3), p 325-340.
P. Philippen and B.H. Lobinger, “Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers”, Sport Psychologist, vol. 26, 2012, pp. 325-340.
Philippen, P., Lobinger, B.H.: Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers. Sport Psychologist. 26, 325-340 (2012).
Philippen, Philipp, and Lobinger, Babett H. “Understanding the Yips in Golf: Thoughts, Feelings, and Focus of Attention in Yips-Affected Golfers”. Sport Psychologist 26.3 (2012): 325-340.

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