Relationship between mental toughness and physical endurance

Lee Crust, Peter J. Clough

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This study tested the criterion validity of the inventory, Mental Toughness 48, by assessing the correlation between mental toughness and physical endurance for 41 male undergraduate sports students. A significant correlation of .34 was found between scores for overall mental toughness and the time a relative weight could be held suspended. Results support the criterion-related validity of the Mental Toughness 48.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)192-194
Number of pages3
JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes


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