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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Publications by People in the Lab

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Steve Amireault: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steve_Amireault
Meghan McDonough: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Meghan_McDonough

Castonguay, A.L., Crocker, P.R.E., Hadd, V., McDonough, M.H., & Sabiston, C.M. (in press).  Linking physical self-worth to posttraumatic growth in a sample of physically active breast cancer survivors. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research.

McDonough, M.H., Jose, P.E., & Stuart, J. (in press). Bi-directional effects of peer relationships and adolescent substance use: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. doi:10.1007/s10964-015-0355-4

Trinh, L., Amireault, S., Lacombe, J., & Sabiston, C.M. (in press). Physical activity and psychological health among breast cancer survivors: Interactions with sedentary behavior and physical activity. Psycho-Oncology. doi: 10.1002/pon.3872

Amireault, S., Godin, G., Lacombe, J., & Sabiston, C. M. (2015). Testing a physical activity classification system among breast cancer survivors using self-report and accelerometer assessments. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 9(3), 532-540. doi: 10.1007/s11764-015-0430-6

Amireault, S., Godin, G., Lacombe, J., & Sabiston, C. M. (2015). The use of the Godin-Shephard Leisure-Time Physical Activity Questionnaire in oncology research: A systematic review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 15, 60. doi:10.1186/s12874-015-0045-7

Amireault, S., Godin, G. (2015). The Godin-Shephard Leisure-Time Physical Activity Questionnaire: Validity evidence for classification purpose in healthy adults. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 120(2):605-622. doi: 10.2466/03.27.PMS.120v19x7

Dorsch, T.E., Smith, A.L., & McDonough, M.H. (2015). Early socialization of parents through organized youth sport. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 4, 3-18. doi: 10.1037/spy0000021

Dorsch, T.E., Smith, A.L., Wilson, S.R., & McDonough, M.H. (2015). Parent goals and verbal sideline behavior in organized youth sport. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 4, 19-35. doi: 10.1037/spy0000025

McDavid, M.L.,McDonough, M.H., Smith, A.L. (2015). An empirical evaluation of two theoretically-based hypotheses on the directional association between self-worth and hope. Journal of Adolescence, 41, 25-30. doi:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.02.007

Reynolds, A.J., & McDonough, M.H. (2015). Moderated and mediated effects of coach autonomy support, coach involvement, and psychological need satisfaction on motivation in youth soccer. The Sport Psychologist, 29, 51-61. doi: 10.1123/tsp.2014-0023

Smith, A.L., Troped, P.J., McDonough, M.H., DeFreese, J.D. (2015). Youth perceptions of how neighborhood physical environment and peers affect physical activity: A focus group study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 12:80. doi: 10.1186/s12966-015-0246-9.
Amireault, S. (2014). Doing more than just acknowledging attrition at follow-up: A comment on Lu, Cheng, and Chen (2013). Psychological Reports, 115(2), 419-426. doi: 10.2466/03.PR0.115c19z5

Amireault S., Godin G. (2014). Validation of Using Fitness Center Attendance Electronic Records to Assess the Frequency of Moderate/Vigorous Leisure-Time Physical Activity Among Adults. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 18(1), 13-30. doi: 10.1080/1091367x.2013.831765

Brunet, J., Amireault, S., Chaiton M. & Sabiston, C.M. (2014). Identification and prediction of physical activity trajectories in women treated for breast cancer. Annals of Epidemiology, 24(11), 837-842. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.07.004

McDavid, M.L.,Cox, A.E., & McDonough, M.H. (2014). Need fulfillment and motivation in physical education predict trajectories of change in leisure-time physical activity across middle school. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 471-480. doi: 0.1016/j.psychsport.2014.04.00

McDonough, M.H., Sabiston, C.M., & Wrosch, C. (2014). Predicting posttraumatic growth and subjective well-being among breast cancer survivors: The role of social support and stress. Psycho-Oncology, 23, 114-120. doi: 10.1002/pon.3380

Starnes, H.A., McDonough, M.H., Tamura, K., James, P., Laden, F., & Troped, P.J. (2014). Factorial validity of an abbreviated neighborhood environment walkability scale for seniors in the nurses’ health study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11:126 . doi: 10.1186/s12966-014-0126-8.

Weisenbach, B.B. & McDonough, M.H. (2014). Breast cancer survivors’ decisions to join a dragon boating team. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36, 564-573. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1123/jsep.2014-0037
Amireault S., Godin G., Vézina-Im L-A. (2013). Determinants of physical activity maintenance: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Health Psychology Review, 7(1), 55-91. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2012.701060

Bélanger-Gravel A., Godin G., Amireault S. (2013). A meta-analytic review of the effect of implementation intentions on physical activity. Health Psychology Review, 7(1), 23-54. doi: 10.1080/17437199.2011.560095

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.

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, 51, 198-211. doi: 10.1080/10413200.2012.751563

Richards, E.A., McDonough, M.H., Edwards, N., Lyle, R., & Troped, P.J. (2013). Development and psychometric testing of the dogs and walking survey (DAWGS). Research Quarterly in Exercise and Sport, 84, 492-502. doi: 10.1080/14635240.2013.802546

Richards, E.A., McDonough, M.H., Edwards, N., Lyle, R., & Troped, P.J. (2013). Psychosocial and environmental factors associated with dog walking. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 51, 198-211. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2013.839935

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. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2012.11.006

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. doi: 10.1080/02701367.2012.10599878

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. doi: 10.1037/a0026382

Bélanger-Gravel A., Godin G., Vézina-Im L-A., Amireault S., Poirier P. (2011). The effect of theory-based interventions on physical activity participation among overweight/obese individuals: a systematic review. Obesity Review, 12(6), 430-439. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-789X.2010.00729.x

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. doi: 10.1002/pon.1640

Godin G., Amireault S., Vézina-Im L-A., Germain M., Delage G. (2011): The effects of a phone call prompt on subsequent blood donation among first-time donors. Transfusion, 51(12), 2720-2726. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03204.x

Godin G., Bélanger-Gravel A., Amireault S., Vohl M-C., Pérusse L. (2011). The effect of mere-measurement of cognitions on physical activity behavior: a randomized control trial among overweight and obese individuals. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 8:2. doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-2

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. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2009.1440

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.

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. doi: 10.1007/s11136-010-9680-y

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.

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. doi: 10.1177/1049732309332782

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. doi: 10.1080/10413200802241857

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.

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.

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. doi: 10.1080/10413200600830257

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.

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.