Abbott, A., Collins, D., Martindale, R. and Sowerby, K. (2002) Talent Identification and Development: An Academic Review. A Report for sportscotland by the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, sportscotland.
Ankersen, R. (2016) Learning from defeat (video), part of ‘Knowledge is Golden’ IOC Learning Gateway short course. Published by International Olympic Committee [Online]. Available at http://onlinecourse.olympic.org/mod/insight/view.php?id=186#.WSRU75IrJ0x [password protected] (Accessed 24 May 2017).
Dweck, C. (2012) Mindset: How you can Fulfil your Potential, London, Hachette.
MacNamara, Á., Button, A. and Collins, D. (2010) ‘The role of psychological characteristics in facilitating the pathway to elite performance. Part 1: Identifying mental skills and behaviours’, The Sport Psychologist, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 52–73.
Mueller, C. M. and Dweck, C. S. (1998) ‘Praise for intelligence can undermine children’s motivation and performance’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 75, no. 1, p. 33.
Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University.
The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now.
Take a look at all Open University courses.
If you are new to University-level study,
we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an
Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on
Where to take your learning next for more information.