When worst teams won games, starters were discriminated from nonstarters by their higher values in successful 2-point field-goals (SC = 0.
The aim of the present study was to examine the differences in game-related statistics between basketball starters and nonstarters players when related to game outcome and team quality in women's basketball.
Results from the discriminant analysis showed the power of successful 2-point fieldgoal, successful free-throws and assists discriminating between starters and nonstarters players in all four analyses.
And, on the other hand, women's players are much more likely than men's players to be disturbed by negative comments or crowd support (Pendleton, 2001) then it is not surprising that the nonstarters missed more 2-point field-goals and failed more passes.
The differences in freethrows performance between starters and nonstarters may be associated to: i) technical performances and psychological aspects (i.
In both groups (best and worst teams) the remaining variables that best discriminated between starters and nonstarters were defence-related.
In worst teams, starters and nonstarters were also discriminated by steals in won games with better values for starter players.
4 points per game, was the highest among nonstarters
in the NBA.
As starters and non-starters were the same individuals across the three games, players formed 2 groups, comprising 11 starters and 7 nonstarters.
MANOVAs, 2 (Group: starters/non-starters) x 3 (Time: game 1, game 2 and game 3) showed a significant effect of Group for unpleasant transactional emotions, indicating that nonstarters were experiencing more intense unpleasant emotions than starters in the pre-competition period across the three games.
Relative to cortisol concentration, it was predicted that participation to competition would lead to an increase of cortisol concentrations from baseline to game, and that this anticipatory rise would be more important for nonstarters.
For the first sample, nonstarters perceived less satisfaction with team social contribution, which refers to how other group members relate to the athlete on a personal level (Riemer & Chelladurai, 1998).
07, indicated significant differences in perceptions of cohesion between starters and nonstarters.
from both samples), the results are consistent and support the need to consider the group's social environment with respect to starters and nonstarters.
Differences in cohesion between high school and college football teams and between starters and nonstarters.