Year of Publication


Date of Thesis


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science


Exercise and Sport Sciences

Subject Categories

Fear of failure; College athletes -- Psychology; Basketball players -- Psychology; Failure (Psychology); Sport Competition Anxiety Test


The following research question was examined: What perceptions impact perceived fear of failure? Division III basketball athletes were assessed for fear of failure (FOF) using the Sport Competition Anxiety Test (SCAT) and a short open-ended questionnaire that was comprised of five questions about different sport performance situations.

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