Relocation and the transition into professional football in Australia

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Hanks, Shayne and Morris, Tony (2001) Relocation and the transition into professional football in Australia. In: International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) 10th World Congress of Sport Psychology : organized by Democritus University of Thrace, University of Thessaly, Hellenic Society of Sport Psychology : in the dawn of the new millennium. Papaioannou, Athanasios, Goudas, Marios and Theodorakis, Yannis, eds. Christodoulidi Publications, Greece, pp. 24-26.


The aim of this study was to examine the experiences of draftees who relocated to play in the AFL and to explore ways in which the players tried to cope with the demands of the relocation.

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Alternative title of book :
In the dawn of the new millennium : May 28-June 2, 2001, Skiathos, Hellas : programme and proceedings Vol. 3rd : Thursday, May 31

Item type Book Section
ISBN 9607577337
Subjects Historical > RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
Keywords stress, coping skills, social support, daily hassles, interstate players, Australian Rules Football League, AFL, football player, draft recruit, emotional adjustment, domestic routine, career transition
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