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RESEARCH Psychology of Physical Activity

Published Research

Yoga

Cox, A.E., Ullrich-French, S., Cole, A.N., & D’Hondt-Taylor, M. (2016). The role of mindfulness during yoga in predicting self-objectification and reasons for exercise. Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, 22, 321-327.

Cox, A.E., Ullrich-French, S., & French, B.F. (2016). Validity evidence for the state mindfulness scale for physical activity. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20, 38-49.

Motivation

Ullrich-French, S., Cox, A.E., & Cooper, B.R. (2016). Examining combinations of social physique anxiety and motivation regulations in physical education using latent profile analysis. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20, 63-74.

Cox, A.E., Cole, A.N., & Laurson, K.R., (2016). The Moderating Role of Physical Self-Perceptions in the Relationship between Maturity Status and Physical Self-Worth. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 87, 200-206.

Matosic, D., Cox A. E., & Amorose, A. J.  (2014). Scholarship Status, Controlling Coaching Behavior, and Intrinsic Motivation in Collegiate Swimmers: A Test of Cognitive Evaluation TheorySport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 3(1), 1-12.

Matosic, D., & Cox, A.E. (2014). Testing for differences in athletes’ motivation regulations and need satisfaction across combinations of perceived coaching behaviors. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26, 302-317.

Madonia, J.S., Cox, A.E., Zahl, M. (2014). The role of high school physical activity experience in college students’ physical activity motivation. International Journal of Exercise Science, 7, 98-109.

McDavid, L., Cox, A.E., & McDonough, M. (2014). The relationships of change in physical education need fulfillment and motivation in predicting leisure-time physical activity across middle school. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15, 471-480.

Ullrich-French, S., & Cox, A.E. (2014). Normative and intra-individual changes in physical education motivation across the transition to middle school: A multilevel growth analysis. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 3, 132-147.

Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., & Sabiston, C. M. (2013).  Using motivation regulations in a person-centered approach to examine the link between social physique anxiety in physical education and physical activity-related outcomes in adolescentsPsychology of Sport & Exercise, 14(4), 461-467.

Ullrich-French, S., Cox, A.E., & Bumpus, M. (2013). Physical activity motivation and behavior across the transition to university. Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology, 2, 90-101.

Mcdavid, L., Cox, A. E., & Amorose, A. (2012). The relative roles of physical education teachers and parents in adolescents’ leisure-time physical activity motivation and behaviorPsychology Of Sport And Exercise, 13(2), 99-107.

Cox, A. E., & Ullrich-French, S. (2010). The motivational relevance of peer and teacher relationship profiles in physical education Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 11(5), 337-344.

Cox, A. E., Duncheon, N., & Mcdavid, L. (2009). Peers and Teachers as Sources of Relatedness Perceptions, Motivation, and Affective Responses in Physical EducationResearch Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(4), 765-773.

Ullrich-French, S. & Cox, A. E. (2009). Using cluster analysis to examine the combinations of motivation regulations of physical education students.  Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 31(3), 358-379.

Cox, A. E., Smith, A. L., & Williams, L. (2008). Change in Physical Education Motivation and Physical Activity Behavior during Middle SchoolJournal Of Adolescent Health, 43(5), 506-513.

Cox, A. E., & Williams, L. (2008). The roles of perceived teacher support, motivational climate, and psychological need satisfaction in students’ physical education motivationJournal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 30(2), p.222-239.

Cox, A.E., & Whaley, D.E. (2004). The influence of task value, expectancies for success, and identity on athletes’ achievement behaviors. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 16, 103-117.

Body Image

Ullrich-French, S., Cox, A.E., & Cooper, B.R. (2016). Examining combinations of social physique anxiety and motivation regulations in physical education using latent profile analysis. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20, 63-74.

Sabiston, C. M., Pila, E., Pinsonnault-Bilodeau, G., & Cox, A. E. (2014). Social physique anxiety experiences in physical activity: a comprehensive synthesis of research studies focused on measurement, theory, and predictors and outcomes International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7(1), 158-183.

O’Hara, S. E., Cox, A. E., & Amorose, A. J. (2014). Emphasizing appearance versus health outcomes in exercise: The influence of the instructor and participants’ reasons for exercise Body Image, 11(2), 109-118.

Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., & Sabiston, C. M. (2013).  Using motivation regulations in a person-centered approach to examine the link between social physique anxiety in physical education and physical activity-related outcomes in adolescentsPsychology of Sport & Exercise, 14(4), 461-467.

Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., Madonia, J., & Witty, K. (2011). Social physique anxiety in physical education: Social contextual factors and links to motivation and behaviorPsychology of Sport & Exercise, 12(5), 555-562.

Attachment

Ullrich-French, S., Smith, A. L., & Cox, A. E. (2011). Attachment relationships and physical activity motivation of college studentsPsychology & Health, 26(8), 1063-1080.

Psychology of Physical Activity Laboratory
Smith Gym 213-A

Department of Educational Leadership, Sport Studies, and Educational/Counseling Psychology
Washington State University
Pullman, WA  99164