Physical Education Students’ Psychological Skills in Facing Sport Competition
- 10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.32How to use a DOI?
- competition; performance; psychological skills; psychological skills training; psychological intervention
Psychological skills have important roles in the performance of sport. Unfortunately, research related to psychological skills of Physical Education college students, who often interact with sport competition, is scarce. Therefore, this study was aimed at exploring the Physical Education college students’ psychological skills of sport in facing competition. The study was conducted under exploratory research design employing the Test of Performance Strategies-2 (TOPS-2) as the instrument for collecting data related to nine psychological skills of sport. The data were taken from twenty eight Physical Education college students and analyzed through descriptive data analysis. The data showed that self-talk, imagery, and goal setting skills had the highest score. Meanwhile, controlling emotion and negative thinking became the two psychological skills with the lowest score. The result also discovered that female participants obtained higher average score than male participants. However, male participants obtained higher scores in controlling emotion and negative thinking. Due to the result of the study, it is expected that psychological skills training matched the students’ psychological skill profile can be applied to develop students’ better enhancement in sport.
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TY - CONF AU - Wulandari Putri AU - Mesa Rahmi Stephani PY - 2019/09 DA - 2019/09 TI - Physical Education Students’ Psychological Skills in Facing Sport Competition BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport Science, Health, and Physical Education (ICSSHPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 113 EP - 116 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.32 DO - 10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.32 ID - Putri2019/09 ER -