Relationship Between Resilience and Coping Strategies in Competitive Sport.

  title={Relationship Between Resilience and Coping Strategies in Competitive Sport.},
  author={Xabel Garc{\'i}a Secades and Olga Molinero and Alfonso Salguero and Roberto Ru{\'i}z Barqu{\'i}n and Ricardo de la Vega and S. M{\'a}rquez},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  volume={122 1},
Resilience is important in sport performers to withstand the pressure they experience. This study analyzed the relationship among resilient qualities and coping strategies in 235 Spanish athletes (126 males, 109 females; M age = 20.7 yr) who practiced different sports (79.1% team sports, 20.9% individual sports). They were evaluated at the beginning of the last competitive mesocycle and after an important competition. Coping strategies and level of resilient qualities were measured by the… CONTINUE READING