Sue's Publications

Research on Flow

Books

JACKSON, S.A., & Csikszentmihalyi, M.C. (1999). Flow in Sports: The Keys to Optimal Experiences and Performances. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Buy the book here.

JACKSON, S.A., & Eklund, R.C. (2004). The Flow Scales Manual. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

JACKSON, S.A., Eklund, R.C., & Martin A.J. (2010). The FLOW Manual. Mind Garden Inc. www.mindgarden.com

 

Research Publications in Refereed Journals

JACKSON, S.A., & Roberts, G.C. (1992). Positive performance states of athletes: Toward a conceptual understanding of peak performance. The Sport Psychologist, 6 (2), 156-171.

JACKSON, S.A. (1992). Athletes in flow: A qualitative investigation of flow states in elite figure skaters. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 4 (2), 161-180.

Gould, D., Eklund, R.C., & JACKSON, S.A. (1992a). 1988 USA Olympic wrestling excellence I: Mental preparation, pre-competitive cognition, and affect. The Sport Psychologist, 6, (4), 358-382.

Gould, D., Eklund, R.C., & JACKSON, S.A. (1992b). 1988 USA Olympic wrestling excellence II: Competitive cognition and affect. The Sport Psychologist, 6 (4), 383-402.

Gould, D., Eklund, R.C., & JACKSON, S.A. (1993a). 1988 USA Olympic Wrestling Excellence: Coping strategies used by U.S. Olympic Wrestlers. Research Quarterly, 64 (1), 83-93.

Eklund, R.C., Gould, D., & JACKSON, S.A. (1993). Psychological foundations of Olympic wrestling excellence: Reconciling individual differences and nomothetic characterization. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 5 (1), 35-47.

Gould, D., JACKSON, S.A., & Finch, L.M. (1993). Life at the top: The experiences of U.S. national champion figure skaters. The Sport Psychologist, 7 (4), 354-374.

Gould, D., JACKSON, S.A., & Finch, L.M. (1993). Sources of stress in national champion figure skaters. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 15 (2), 134-159.

Gould, D., Finch, L.M., & JACKSON, S.A. (1993). Coping strategies utilized by national champion figure skaters. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 64 ( (1), 83-93.

Stein, G.L., Kimiecik, J.C., Daniels, J., & JACKSON, S.A. (1995). Psychological antecedents of flow in recreational sport. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21 (2), 125-135.

JACKSON, S.A. (1995). Factors influencing the occurrence of flow in elite athletes. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 7 (2), 135-163.

JACKSON, S.A., & Marsh, H.W. (1996). Development and validation of a scale to measure optimal experience: The Flow State Scale. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 18 (1), 17-35.

JACKSON, S.A. (1996). Toward a conceptual understanding of the flow experience in elite athletes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 67 (1), 76-90.

JACKSON, S.A., Dover, J.D., & Mayocchi, L. (1998). Life after winning gold I: Experiences of Australian Olympic gold-medallists. The Sport Psychologist, 12, 119-136.

JACKSON, S.A., Mayocchi, L., Dover, J.D., (1998). Life after winning gold II: Coping with change as an Olympic gold-medallist. The Sport Psychologist, 12, 137-155.

JACKSON, S.A., Ford, S.K., Kimiecik, J.C., & Marsh, H.W. (1998). Psychological correlates of flow in sport. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 4, 358-378.

Marsh, H.W., & JACKSON, S.A. (1999). Flow Experience in sport: Construct validation of multidimensional, hierarchical state and trait responses. Structural Equation Modelling, 6, 343-371.

JACKSON, S.A., Thomas, P., Marsh, H.W., & Smethurst, C. (2001). Relationships between flow, self-concept, psychological skills, and performance. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 129-153.

JACKSON, S.A., & Eklund, R.C. (2002). Assessing flow in physical activity: The Flow State Scale-2 and Dispositional Flow Scale-2. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 24, 133-150.

Fournier, J., Gaudreau, P., Demontrond-Behr, P., Visioli, J., Forrest, J., & JACKSON, S.A. (2007). French translation of the Flow State Scale-2: Factor structure, cross-cultural invariance, and associations with goal attainment. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 8, 897-916.

Stavrou, N.A., JACKSON, S.A., Zervas, Y., & Karteroliotis, K. (2007). Flow experience and athletes’ performance with reference to the orthogonal model of flow. The Sport Psychologist. 21, 438-457.

Kawabata, M., Mallett, C., & JACKSON, S.A. (2007). The Flow State Scale-2 and Dispositional Flow Scale-2; Examination of factorial validity and reliability for Japanese adults. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 9, 465-485.

Lonsdale, C., Hodge, K., & JACKSON, S.A. (2007). Athlete engagement: II. Development and initial validation of the Athlete Engagement Questionnaire. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 38, 471-492.

JACKSON, S.A., Martin, A.J., & Eklund, R.C. (2008). Long and Short Measures of Flow: Examining Construct Validity of the FSS-2, DFS-2 and New Brief Counterparts. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 30, 561-587.

Martin, A.J., & JACKSON, S.A. (2008). Brief Approaches to Assessing Task Absorption and Enhanced Subjective Experience: Examining ‘Short’ and ‘Core’ Flow in Diverse Performance Domains. Motivation and Emotion, 32, 141-157.

Hodge, K., Lonsdale, C., & JACKSON, S.A. (2009). Athlete engagement in elite sport: An exploratory study of antecedents and consequences. The Sport Psychologist, 23, 186-202.

Parker, P.D., Martin, A.J., Martinez, C., Marsh, H.W., & JACKSON, S.A. (2010). Stages of change in physical activity: A validation study of late adolescents. Health Education and Behavior, 37, 318-219.

Marsh, H.W., Martin, A.J., & JACKSON, S.A. (2010). Introducing a short version of the Physical Self Description Questionnaire: New strategies, short-form evaluative criteria, and applications of factor analyses. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32, 438-482.

Book Chapters & Proceedings

JACKSON, S.A. (2000). Joy, fun, and flow state in sport. In Y. Hanin (Ed.), Emotions in sport (pp. 135-156). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

JACKSON, S.A. (2000). The Dispositional Flow Scale-2. In J.Maltby, C.A. Lewis, & A.P. Hill (Eds.), Commissioned Reviews of 250 Psychological Tests (pp. 50-52). Lampter, Wales: Edwin Mellen.

JACKSON, S.A. (2000). The Flow State Scale-2. In J.Maltby, C.A. Lewis, & A.P. Hill (Eds.), Commissioned Reviews of 250 Psychological Tests (pp. 61-63). Lampter, Wales: Edwin Mellen.

Kimiecik, J.C., & JACKSON, S.A. (2002). Optimal experience in sport: A flow perspective. In T.S. Horn (Ed.), Advances in Sport Psychology (2nd Ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

JACKSON, S.A., & Wrigley, W. (2004). Optimal experience in sport: Current issues and future directions. In Morris, T., & Summers, J. (Eds.). Sport psychology: Theories, applications, and issues (2nd ed)(pp.423-451). Milton, QLD: Jacaranda Press.

JACKSON, S.A., & Eklund, R.C. (2004). La Flow State Scale-2 e la Dispositional Flow Scale-2. In M. Muzio (Ed.). Sport: Flow E Prestazione Eccellente. Milano: FrancoAngeli.

Kawabata, M., JACKSON, S.A., & Mallet C. (2005). Development and preliminary validation of the Japanese versions of the Flow State Scale-2 and Dispositional Flow Scale-2. In Proceedings of the ISSP 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology [CD]. Sydney: International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP).

JACKSON, S.A. (2008). Flow. Invited contribution to the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (W. A. Darity, Ed.), (Vol. 1, 2nd ed.). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

JACKSON, S.A., & Kimiecik, J.C. (2008). The flow perspective of optimal experience in sport and physical activity. In T.S. Horn (Ed.), Advances in sport and exercise psychology (3rd ed) (pp.377-399). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

JACKSON, S.A. (2011). Flow. In T. Morris and P. Terry (Eds.), The New Sport and Exercise Psychology Companion. West Virginia: International Centre for Performance Excellence. (pp.327-357).

JACKSON, S.A. & Eklund, R.C. (2012). Flow. In G. Tenenbaum, R. Eklund, & A. Kamata (Eds.), Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics (pp. 349-357).

Jackson, S. & Eklund, R.C. (2014). Flow. In R.C. Eklund & G. Tenenbaum (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 294-294). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

JACKSON, S.A. (2014). The Flow Scales. In A. C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 2305 – 2308.

JACKSON, S.A. (2015). Mindfulness and Flow in performance. In A. Baltzell (Ed.), A Cambridge Companion to Mindfulness and Performance. Cambridge University Press.

JACKSON, S.A. (2015). Flow and mindfulness. In I. Ivtzan (Ed.), Mindfulness in positive psychology: The science of meditation and wellbeing. Routledge.

 

Applied Publications

Gould, D., Eklund, R.C., & JACKSON, S.A. (1991). Olympians need individualised coaching. Olympic Coach, 1 (2), 3-4.

JACKSON, S.A. (1993). Understanding flow states and factors influencing the occurrence of flow in elite athletes. AAASP Newsletter, 8 (2), 25-27.

JACKSON, S.A. (1993). Breaking the barriers: Women and Exercise. Sportsmed News, August; Australian Sports Medicine Federation Queensland Branch.

JACKSON, S.A. (1994). The winning formula. Inspiration, 22 (Sept.), 18.

JACKSON, S.A. (1996). Success after success: The Olympic Champion’s new challenge. Sport Health, 14 (3), 34-35.

JACKSON, S.A. (1999). The flow experience in sport and physical activity. ESP News, Psychological Association Division 47 Newsletter, 13, 12-13.

Penman, S., Cohen, M., Stevens, P., & JACKSON, S. (2006). Australians self-prescribe yoga for mental health. Journal Australian Integrative Medicine Association (JAIMA), 11, 10-11.

JACKSON, S.A. & Penman, S. (2008). OZ Yoga Survey results show yoga can change your life. Australian Yoga Life, 20, 47-51.

JACKSON, S.A. (2010). Stillness and Flow. Australian Yoga Life, March 2010.

JACKSON, S.A. (2012). Flow: The mindful edge in sport and the performing arts. InPsych, December, 2012