Not the End of the World: The Effects of Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) on Irrational Beliefs in Elite Soccer Academy Athletes

@inproceedings{Turner2013NotTE,
  title={Not the End of the World: The Effects of Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) on Irrational Beliefs in Elite Soccer Academy Athletes},
  author={Martin J. Turner and Jacquelyn Barker and Morgan Slater},
  year={2013}
}
Research applying Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) with athletes is sparse and findings are equivocal. REBT can be applied using education workshops, but previous studies in sport do not assess changes in irrational beliefs following REBT. This paper reports the effects of a single REBT education workshop on irrational beliefs in elite soccer academy athletes from pretest to posttest. The delivery of the REBT workshop is reported in detail. Statistical analyses indicate temporary… CONTINUE READING

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