oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Daily assessment of state anxiety and mood in African athletes: psychological effects of training from a life-quality perspective
|Article Title||Daily assessment of state anxiety and mood in African athletes: psychological effects of training from a life-quality perspective|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Institut National de la Jeunesse et des Sports (INJS), Ivory Coast. **Department of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom|
|Publication Date||Jan 1998|
|Pages||1 - 21|
|Keyword(s)||Aerobic activity, Anxiety, Exercise-training result, Experience sampling method, Multiple in-situ diagnostic methodology, Positive engagement, Psychometric properties, Revitalization, Sprinters and Tranquillity|
In examining the effects of sport/exercise training on mood and state anxiety, the literature has three limitations: 1) the bulk research relies on single pre- to post-treatment measures, 2) most of our knowledge is based on results obtained with non-competitive aerobic exercises, and 3) with a few exceptions, mostly western people were studie. This study attempted to address the above issues by using an experience sampling method (Hormuth, 1986) and by asking the following question: Disregarding all life-events, do athletes report different levels of state anxiety and mood on their training days in contrast to their non-training days?
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