António Fernando Boleto Rosado

António Fernando Boleto Rosado
University of Lisbon | UL · Department of Education, Social Sciences and Humanities

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Introduction
António Fernando Boleto Rosado currently works at the Department of Education, Social Sciences and Humanities at University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Movement. António does research in Sport Psychology.
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January 2011 - present
University of Porto
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  • Colaborateur
January 1984 - present
University of Lisbon
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  • Professor (Full)

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Publications (295)
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Spontaneity and its connections to mental health and wellbeing are a central issue in both theory and practice of psychodrama, and the specialized literature sometimes even associates the presence of pathology to a lack of spontaneity. This paper describes spontaneity in Moreno's theory, its assessment, its association with other measures and conce...
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PLAYwithHEART: Study protocol to test the efficacy of a mindfulness, acceptance and compassion-based programme for adolescent athletes • pág. 65-86 Abstract Some studies have documented that athletes experience mental health challenges associated with the practice of sports. There is evidence of the benefits of mindfulness, acceptance, and compassi...
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Spontaneity and its connections to mental health and wellbeing are a central issue in both theory and practice of psychodrama, and the specialized literature sometimes even associates the presence of pathology to a lack of spontaneity. This paper describes spontaneity in Moreno's theory, its assessment, its association with other measures and conce...
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The main focus of the present research is to investigate the media discourse about foreign coaches. This study explores the perspectives of host and donor countries through their media discourse, using the theoretical lens of established and outsiders. A media analysis was used to investigate how foreign coaches were represented in the media. Multi...
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Cultural intelligence is the capability of a person to adapt effectively to different cultures. This capability has been investigated in areas such as management, military, and education. However, there are no studies in sport referring to this capability. It is important to study cultural intelligence in sport because of the increased globalisatio...
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Recent studies have identified symptoms related to the mental disorders in athletes and have highlighted the importance of exploring factors that may contribute to athletes' mental health. The current study examined whether self-criticism operates as a mediator process in the association between athletes’ perceptions of coach-related critical attit...
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The use of prohibited performance-enhancing substances (PES) in fitness and gym settings is a public health concern as knowledge concerning its short-term and long-term adverse health consequences is emerging. Understanding the underlying psychosocial mechanisms of PES use and the characteristics of the gym-goers who use PES could help identify tho...
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This study aimed to explore how contextual variables associated with the period of confinement during pandemic can differentiate symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress. It also intended to understand the concerns that were experienced by athletes when resuming their sport practice and how these could be associated with psychopathological indic...
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Background and aims. In the last thirty years, the continuously increasing number of studies investigating Exercise Addiction (EA) stimulated interest in developing instruments assessing the risk of exercise addiction (REA). One widely used tool is the Exercise Addiction Inventory (EAI) because it is a brief, easy-to-use, time-saving, and psychomet...
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Estudos recentes documentaram um aumento em diferentes indicadores de psicopatologia associado à prática desportiva. A literatura tem mostrado os benefícios das competências de mindfulness, aceitação e compaixão na prática desportiva. No entanto, o contributo destes processos nunca foi testado de forma integradora e estruturada. Neste protocolo, pr...
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Resumo A espontaneidade e as suas ligações à saúde mental e ao bem-estar são uma componente central quer na teoria quer na prática do psicodrama, e a literatura especializada associa a presença de patologia à falta de espontaneidade. Neste artigo, elencam-se alguns dos resultados obtidos em estudos em língua inglesa do SAI-R e apresentam-se os estu...
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PLAYwithHEART: Estudo piloto de um programa baseado no mindfulness, aceitação e compaixão para atletas adolescentes O objetivo do presente estudo é analisar a aceitabilidade e viabilidade do PLAYwithHEART, um programa para atletas adolescentes que visa a diminuição dos níveis de ansiedade desportiva e o aumento da qualidade de vida através do desen...
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In recent years, research on sedentary behaviour has increased. In this regard, there is a need for theoretical reviews that allow us to determine the past, analyse the present, and prepare the future of research in this field. The purpose of this review paper was to analyse and organise the emerging qualitative research trends (2010–2021) on the s...
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It is vital to study spectator responses to environmental campaigns to advance environmental sustainability initiatives. Therefore, this investigation aimed to identify which factors influence spectator sustainable transport intentions and perform a spectator segmentation based on their responses. Data were collected from 355 spectators at an inter...
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Some studies have documented an increase in different indicators of psychopathology associated with the practice of sports. There is evidence of the benefits of mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion skills in athletes. The contribution of these processes has never been tested in an integrated and structured way. In this protocol, we aim to descri...
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A systematic literature review was conducted to explore the relation between key players of the demand for sport and the environmental sustainability, within the 2013–2019 timeframe. Data were collected from four scientific databases and scrutinized by the PRISMA protocol. Quantitative systematic literature review and content analysis, supported by...
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A Correction to this paper has been published: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-021-00539-6
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Present study examined resilience level, dispositional optimism and coping strategies as predictors of stress-recovery levels and the correlation aspects associated. 91 swimmers, aged between 13 and 29 years (M = 15,73, SD = 2.62) participated filling in the following battery of questionnaires: the Resilience Scale (RS), the Life Orientation Scale-...
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Running has gained many devotees over recent decades, thanks to its capacity to maintain and improve health; however, the accessibility and certain characteristics of this pursuit facilitate the appearance of some kind of negative health consequences. Nowadays, running is one of the most popular amateur sports, and it is thought that its excessive...
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Mindfulness-based soccer interventions have consistently demonstrated beneficial impacts on aspects of compassion, flow and elite soccer performance. Many soccer players hamper their own performance due to their harsh self-criticism and toxic performance evaluations. Literature shows self-compassion can counter self-criticism. Self-compassion is vi...
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This study aims at describing and comparing the prevalence of bullying behaviours and the perspective of victims, bystanders, and aggressors in team, individual, and combat sports. The survey involved 664 athletes of both genders (13-18 years old) from sports school and federated of several sports (team n= 451, individual n= 173, combat n= 40), who...
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The current study aimed to develop and validate a measure to assess an athlete's perception of a coach's compassionate qualities-The Compassionate Coach Scale as Perceived by the Athlete (CCS-PA). Two independent samples were used to validate this scale. Participants were Portuguese adult athletes of different sports, who completed self-reported me...
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As evidências científicas sugerem que o excesso de comportamento sedentário é um fator de risco para a saúde física dos idosos, independentemente dos seus níveis de atividade física. No entanto, o conhecimento acerca das consequências do comportamento sedentário em diversos indicadores psicossociais na população idosa, está, ainda, pouco explorado....
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The present investigation aimed to understand how scientific research has recently studied the environmental sustainability in the sports tourism market. Thus, a systematic literature review was developed for the time 2013–2019 using Scopus, Sage, Science Direct and Web of Knowledge as database resources. The main results were: (a) the sports event...
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Physical Education (PE) is recognized for its value in developing personal and social development. However, the instructional approach adopted by the teacher may affect the achievement of positive outcomes. This study aimed to examine the effects of two different teaching approaches, Traditional Teaching (TT) and the Sport Education (SE) model, on...
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The aim of this study was to develop and validate the Athletes’ Perceptions of the Coach-related Critical Attitudes Scale (APoCCAS), using three independent samples of Portuguese adult athletes. In the first stage, the items were developed to assess athletes’ perceptions of coach-related critical attitudes and the items’ factorial structure were ex...
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Perante as dificuldades e os novos desafios que a COVID-19 trouxe para o desporto mundial, é de extrema importância, para o futuro da gestão do desporto, analisar e refletir sobre esta crise. A ideia central destas crónicas é problematizar os vários aspetos da situação complexa que, do nosso ponto de vista, têm diretamente a ver com a natureza do d...
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This study aimed to test a model that hypothesized that the compassionate coach, as perceived by the athletes, has an impact on athlete-related social safeness and psychological health, through shame and self-criticism. The sample comprised 270 Portuguese adult athletes, who practiced different competitive sports. The path analysis results confirme...
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The study aims to describe the attitudes of university students towards people with disability and to verify whether attitudes are influenced by variables such as sex, previous contact with people with disabilities, or sports practice. Participants were 298 students (160 men and 138 women). The Scale of Attitudes Towards People with Disabilities, F...
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Physical education not only provides conditions for the development of motor skill competence and the adoption of healthy lifestyles, but it is also valued for its influence on students’ personal and social development. In particular, the ability to develop personal and social responsibility and engagement fostered in physical education provides sk...
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Sport migration is an important topic of global migration. It can capture migration patterns and the reliance on networks, which are specific to sports. This study seeks to identify the patterns and networks of Portuguese football coaches’ migration between 2009 and 2013. This period is important because these were years of financial crisis with hi...
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Resumos das comunicações apresentadas nas XXI Jornadas da Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicologia do Desporto
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The purpose of this investigation was to examine the factorial validity and measurement invariance of the short version of the Leadership Scale for Sports (LSS; Chelladurai & Saleh, 1980): coaches’ perceptions of their own behavior, athletes’ preferences and athletes’ perceptions of their coaches’ behavior. This validation will allow researchers to...
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The clear decline in the practice of physical activity (PA) in contemporary society has well-documented problematic consequences in public health. It has led to a clear investment of research efforts in the attempt to identify the psychological constructs associated with health behaviors such as PA, in particular, the motivation that leads people t...
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Background: Nowadays, doping is not confined to elite sport, it is also spread throughout gymnasia and fitness centers, and it is seen as a public health concern. Studies focusing on performance-enhancing substances (PES) use among gym users are few and mostly concern the practice of bodybuilding and the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), w...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the determinants of the intentions to use prohibited performance-enhancing substances (PES) and to test the Theory of Planned Behavior’s usefulness in predicting self-reported PES use in both genders. A convenience sample of Portuguese gym users (n = 453) completed an anonymous web-based survey. Structural eq...
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Os mecanismos psicossociais são importantes para se alcançar uma compreensão estruturada acerca do envolvimento dos idosos na prática de atividade física. Nesse sentido, o objetivo deste capítulo foi apresentar um conjunto de estratégias pedagógicas, destacando os aspetos psicossociais, que se tornam particularmente relevantes para a programação de...
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The evidence for the benefits of physical activity on cognitive functioning has increased in recent years. Although the relationship between these variables has been analyzed for decades, the development of evaluation techniques has resolved several issues and advanced this area of knowledge. Moreover, several authors have pointed out the associati...
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O objetivo do estudo foi compreender de que forma é que as crenças de saúde compensatórias podiam determinar o comportamento sedentário dos idosos praticantes de exercício físico regulamente. Foram selecionados dez idosos (67,8 ± 3.9) e os dados foram recolhidos através de uma entrevista semiestruturada. A análise dos dados foi realizada a partir d...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi verificar se a prática de Yoga influencia a Atenção Plena, em função das variáveis sociodemográficas género, idade, anos de prática, volume de prática e lecionação de Yoga. Os participantes foram 281 adultos, entre 18 e 90 anos, 81% mulheres e 19% homens, (214 praticantes de Yoga e 67 não praticantes). Aplicou-se o Quest...
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The purpose of this paper was to analyze the relationship between body composition and cognitive functioning in an elderly people’s sample. A total of 106 older adults between the ages of 60 and 79 were involved in physical activity (M = 67.57; SD = 4.96). About 31.10% were men (n = 33) and 68.90% were women (n = 73). The instruments used to assess...
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Drawing from the model of parental involvement in sport, the overall purpose was to examine the associations of perceptions of parenting practices (encouragement, reinforcement, instruction, and role modeling) and athletes' psychological variables (self-efficacy, social self-efficacy, self-regulation, and intrinsic motivation) of elite and sub-elit...
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The present study assesses the factor structure, psychometric adequacy, and invariance across sex and age of the Relational Provisions Loneliness Questionnaire (RPLQ). Discriminant validity with an external criterion was also tested. In a sample of Portuguese adolescents, from 7th to 9th grade (N ¼ 817), Confirmatory Factor Analyses (CFA) were cond...
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The study of anxiety, specifically its relations with sociodemographic variables, has been fruitfull in sport psychology research. This study aimed to investigate athletes’ sport anxiety regarding differences in gender and sport played. An application of structural equation modeling was made, with 601 Portuguese athletes. From them 172 (28.6%) were...
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O objectivo do presente estudo foi investigar quais as estratégias de coping mais utilizadas por idosos com osteoartrose do joelho (OAJ) e se existem diferenças na utilização das estratégias isoladas, ou agrupadas em categorias, conforme as características sócio demográficas, o grau de severidade da osteoartrose, a dor e outros sintomas da OAJ. A a...
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Introduction: Research on mindfulness and self-compassion has suggested that these closely related construct is also strongly related to flow, psychological distress, experiential avoidance and thought suppression. Despite the potential of this approach, there is a dearth of literature in respect to the relation and role of these constructs in the...
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Este projeto consistiu numa intervenção multidisciplinar no sentido de melhorar a preparação da Equipa Nacional de Paracanoagem. De uma forma mais específica procurou-se desenvolver um programa de intervenção que permitiu caracterizar, avaliar, monitorizar, intervir e controlar o processo de treino, baseado em aspetos biomecânicos, aspetos fisiológ...
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The present study analyzes the impact of an Inclusive Sports and Physical Activity Program which lasted 14 months on a sample of people with a diagnosis schizophrenia. 30 people took part in the study. An initial evaluation was conducted after 7 months and a final evaluation was carried out at the end of the program. In addition, a follow-up evalua...
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Impacto dos modelos de Educação Desportiva e Instrução Direta no desenvolvimento da responsabilidade pessoal e social em jogos desportivos PALAVRAS CHAVE: Modelos de Ensino. Educação Física. Pedagogias Críticas. Competências Psicológicas. RESUMO O presente estudo pretendeu analisar a perceção de alunos acerca do desenvolvimento da responsabilidade...
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This study aims to improve our current understanding of the relationship between personal and social responsibility (PSR) and positive and negative attitudes of athletes towards sport within competitive settings. The Portuguese versions of the Personal-Social Responsibility Questionnaire (PSRQ) and Sports Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) were used to...
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Mindfulness-based interventions have consistently demonstrated associations with multiple aspects of flow and sport performance. In this current pilot study we sought to explore the effects of Mindfulness-based program for elite soccer athletes (MBSoccerP) training on self-compassion, mindfulness, and psychological flexibility, flow and sport perfo...
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In recent years there has been a progressive research about sedentary behavior. However, the empirical evidence is still scarce regarding the psychosocial determinants of the siting time in older adults. Thus, the main purpose of the study was to identify and understand the psychosocial factors that determined the different sedentary behaviors of o...
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Most of the research on the effects of Yoga practice focuses on empirical studies in the medical field, with few studies focusing on the psychosocial effects of its practice, with emphasis on the relationship between the practice of Yoga and the constructs of positive psychology. This study intends to know the opinions of expert teachers of Yoga, P...
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Aim: The purpose of this study was to test the psychometric proprieties of the Questionnaire of Attitudes towards Doping in Fitness (QAD-Fit), originally developed by Serpa and colleagues and adapted to Portuguese gym/fitness context. Methods: A cross-sectional survey utilizing a web self-administered questionnaire was used. The sample was compose...