Purdue University
Sport and Exercise Psychology

Publications by People in the Lab

McDonough, M.H., Sabiston, C.M., & Wrosch, C. (in press). Predicting posttraumatic growth and subjective well-being among breast cancer survivors: The role of social support and stress. Psycho-Oncology.

Richards, E.A., McDonough, M.H., Edwards, N., Lyle, R., & Troped, P.J. (in press). Psychosocial and environmental factors associated with dog walking. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education.

Richards, E.A., McDonough, M.H., Edwards, N., Lyle, R., & Troped, P.J. (in press). Development and psychometric testing of the dogs and walking survey (DAWGS). Research Quarterly in Exercise and Sport.

McDonough, M.H., Ullrich-French, S., Anderson-Butcher, D., Amorose, A.J., & Riley, A. (2013). Social responsibility among low-income youth in physical activity-based positive youth development programs: Scale development and associations with social relationships. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 25, 431-447.

McDonough, M.H., Hadd, V., Crocker, P.R.E., Tamminen, K.A., & Holt, N.L. (2013). Stress and coping among adolescents across a competitive swim season. The Sport Psychologist, 27, 143-155.

Ullrich-French, S., & McDonough, M. H. (2013). Correlates of long-term participation in a physical activity-based positive youth development program for low-income youth: Sustained involvement and psychosocial outcomes. Journal of Adolescence, 36, 279-288.

Ullrich-French, S., McDonough, M.H., & Smith, A.L. (2012). Social connection and psychological outcomes in a physical-activity based youth development setting. Research Quarterly in Exercise and Sport, 83, 431-441.

McDavid, L., Cox, A.E., & Amorose, A.J. (2012). The Relative Roles of Physical Education Teachers and Parents in Adolescents’ Leisure Time Physical Activity Motivation and Behavior. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 13, 99 – 107.

Poliseo, J., & McDonough, M.H. (2012). Coping effectiveness in competitive sport: Linking goodness of fit and coping outcomes. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 1, 106-119.

Mack, D.E., Sabiston, C.M., McDonough, M.H., Wilson, P.M., and Paskevich, D. (2011). Motivation and behavioural change. In P.R.E. Crocker (Ed.). Sport and exercise psychology: A Canadian perspective, 2nd Edition (pp. 79-110). Toronto, ON: Pearson Education Canada.

McDonough, M.H., Sabiston, C.M.,& Ullrich-French, S.(2011). The development of social relationships, social support, and posttraumatic growth in a dragon boating team for breast cancer survivors. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33, 627-648.

Brunet, J., McDonough, M.H., Hadd, V., Crocker, P.R.E., & Sabiston, C.M. (2010). The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory: An examination of the factor structure and invariance among breast cancer survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 19, 830-838. (link to pdf)

Hadd, V., Sabiston, C., McDonough, M.H., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2010). Sources of stress for physically active breast cancer survivors: Examining associations with treatment characteristics and indicators of psychological well-being. Journal of Women’s Health, 19, 1345-1353.

McDonough, M.H., Sabiston, C.M., Sedgwick, W.A., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2010). Changes in intrinsic motivation and physical activity among overweight women in a 12-week dragon boat exercise intervention study. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, 19, 33-46. (link to pdf)

Niefer, C.B., McDonough, M.H., & Kowalski, K.C. (2010). Coping with social physique anxiety among adolescent female athletes. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 41, 369-386.

Sabiston, C.M., Rusticus, S., Brunet, J., McDonough, M.H., Hadd, V., Hubley, A., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2010). Invariance test of the multidimensional body self-relations questionnaire: Do women with breast cancer interpret this measure differently? Quality of Life Research, 19, 1171-1180.

Cox, A.E., Duncheon, N., & McDavid, M. L. (2009). Peers and teachers as sources of relatedness perceptions, motivation and affective responses in physical education. Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport, 80, 765–773.

Dorsch, T.E., Smith, A.L., & McDonough, M.H. (2009). Parents’ perceptions of child-to-parent socialization in organized youth sport. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 31, 444-468. (link to pdf)

Sabiston, C.M., McDonough, M.H., Sedgwick, W.A., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2009). Muscle gains and emotional strains: Conflicting experiences of change among overweight women participating in an exercise intervention program. Qualitative Health Research, 19, 446-480.

Witt, J.K., & Dorsch, T.E. (2009). Kicking to bigger uprights: Field goal kicking performance influences perceived size. Perception, 38, 1328-1340.

McDonough, M.H., Sabiston, C.M., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2008). An interpretative phenomenological examination of psychosocial changes among breast cancer survivors in their first season of dragon boating. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 20, 425-440.

Smith, A.L., & McDonough, M.H. (2008). Peers. In A.L. Smith & S.J.H. Biddle (Eds.) Youth physical activity and sedentary behavior: Challenges and solutions. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

McDonough, M.H., Crocker, P.R.E. (2007). Testing self-determined motivation as a mediator of the relationship between psychological needs and affective and behavioral outcomes. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 29, 645-663. (link to pdf)

Paskevich, D.M., Dorsch, K.D., McDonough, M.H., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2007). Motivation in sport. In P.R.E. Crocker (Ed.). Introduction to sport psychology: A Canadian perspective (pp.72-101). Pearson Education Canada: Toronto, ON.

Sabiston, C.M., McDonough, M.H., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2007). Psycho-social experiences of breast cancer survivors involved in a dragon boat program: Exploring links to positive psychological growth. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 29, 419-438. (link to pdf)

Crocker, P.R.E., Sabiston, C.M., Kowalski, K.C, McDonough, M.H., & Kowalski, N. (2006). Longitudinal assessment of the relationship between physical self-concept and health related behaviour and emotion in adolescent girls. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 18, 185-200.

McDonough, M.H., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2005). Sport participation motivation in young adolescent girls: The role of friendship quality and self-concept. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 76, 456-467.

Crocker, P.R.E., Hoar, S.D., McDonough, M.H., Kowalski, K.C., & Niefer, C.B. (2004). Emotional experience in youth sport. In M. Weiss (Ed.). Developmental sport and exercise psychology: A lifespan perspective (pp. 197-221). Fitness Information Technology, Inc: Morgantown, WV.

Crocker, P.R.E., Kowalski, K.C., Hoar, S.D. & McDonough, M.H. (2004). Emotion in Sport across Adulthood. In M. Weiss (Ed.). Developmental sport and exercise psychology: A lifespan perspective. (pp. 333-355). Fitness Information Technology, Inc: Morgantown, WV.

Farrell, R.J., Crocker, P.R.E., McDonough, M.H., & Sedgwick, W.A. (2004). The Driving Force: Motivation in Special Olympians. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 21, 153-166. (link to pdf)

Crocker, P., Sabiston, C., Forrestor, S., Kowalski, N., Kowalski, K., McDonough, M. (2003). Predicting change in physical activity, dietary restraint, and physique anxiety in adolescent girls: Examining covariance in physical self-perceptions. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 94, 332-337.