COPING SKILLS IN HIGH RISK SEEKING ATHLETES

@inproceedings{Worthy2010COPINGSI,
  title={COPING SKILLS IN HIGH RISK SEEKING ATHLETES},
  author={Shawn Worthy and Bryan M. Ferguson},
  year={2010}
}
This study focuses on coping with stress during rock climbing. It is obvious that athletes frequently are required to cope with high levels of anxiety during very stressful situations. For some athletes the stress is sought and for others it is not. However, for those individuals who choose to participate in more high-risk sports like rock climbing, kayaking, ice climbing, etc., it is clear that their stress is sought (Slanger & Rudestam, 1997). It is unclear if these individuals seek stress… CONTINUE READING

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