Fear: Friend or Foe? A Qualitative Analysis of Fear in Extreme Sports
Date of Award
Doctoral Research Paper
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
Artur Poczwardowski, Ph.D.
Tracy Vozar, Ph.D.
Justin Ross, Psy.D.
Extreme sports, Fear, Behavioral strategies, Qualitative research, Acceptance and commitment therapy
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The purpose of this study was to understand how athletes interact with fear while engaging in their sport. In order to explore this question, a qualitative research design—specifically interpretative phenomenological analysis—was used to analyze the data, which were collected via semi-structured interviews.
Mangnall, Casey, "Fear: Friend or Foe? A Qualitative Analysis of Fear in Extreme Sports" (2021). Graduate School of Professional Psychology: Doctoral Papers and Masters Projects. 413.
Empirical - Qualitative