Finding Purpose in Combat Sport

This video was created for the American Psychological Association (APA) Conference. Co-authors are Professor Will Massey of Oregon State University and Professor Meredith Whitley of Adelphi University. This was presented to APA’s Society for Sport, Exercise, & Performance Psychology.

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Highlighted Finding: This sample of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes acquired the core criteria of purpose: (1) goal-directedness, (2) commitment, (3) personal meaning, and (4) beyond-the-self focus relating to MMA.

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