publication . Article . 2017

BODY IMAGE AND MENTAL REPRESENTATION IN TABLE TENNIS PLAYERS WHO DO VERSUS DO NOT USE A PROSTHESIS

Damian Jeraj; Lisa Musculus; Babett H. Lobinger;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: Problems of Psychology in the 21st Century (issn: 2029-8587, eissn: 2538-7197, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Scientia Socialis Ltd
Abstract
The prosthesis that athletes use should take over the function of the missing limb. Playing table tennis without constraints is one exemplary goal. The question arose whether table tennis players who used a prosthesis and players who did not show similar body image values and mental representation of movements. Five matched pairs of active table tennis players (n = 10) completed a body image questionnaire. Additionally, the mental representation of a forehand table tennis serve was assessed. Results revealed no significant differences between the two groups of athletes on mental representations. Furthermore, the integration of the prosthesis into the body image ...
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free text keywords: functional body image, mental structure, SDA-M, athletes with disabilities, Psychology, BF1-990
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Hennig, L., Velentzas, K. & Jeraj, D. (2016). The Measurement of Mental Representations within the Context of Motor Actions. In T. Heinen, I. Čuk, R. Goebel, & K. Velentzas (Hrsg.), Gymnastics Performance and Motor Learning - Principles and Applications (pp. 89-117). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

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Lander, H. J. (2002). Strukturdimensionale Analyse von Begriffssystemen [Structural dimensional analysis of item systems]. In T. Schack, T. Heinen, & F. Engel (Eds.), Kognition und Bewegungssteuerung [cognition and motor control]. Cologne, Germany: MRI.

Lander, H. J., & Huth, M. (1999). Ein Verfahren zur Ermittlung der Strukturierung und Dimensionierung begrififlch repräsentierten Wissens im Langzeitgedächtnis [An approach for the determination of structuring and dimensioning of item represented knowledge in long-term memory]. In E. Witruk & H. J. Lander (Eds.), Informationsverarbeitungsanalysen - Kognitionspsychologische und meßmethodische Beiträge [information processing analyses - cognition psychological and measure methodological contributions] (pp. 83-98). Leipzig, Germany: Leipzig University Press.

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Abstract
The prosthesis that athletes use should take over the function of the missing limb. Playing table tennis without constraints is one exemplary goal. The question arose whether table tennis players who used a prosthesis and players who did not show similar body image values and mental representation of movements. Five matched pairs of active table tennis players (n = 10) completed a body image questionnaire. Additionally, the mental representation of a forehand table tennis serve was assessed. Results revealed no significant differences between the two groups of athletes on mental representations. Furthermore, the integration of the prosthesis into the body image ...
Subjects
free text keywords: functional body image, mental structure, SDA-M, athletes with disabilities, Psychology, BF1-990
Related Organizations
30 references, page 1 of 2

Abbott, B. D., & Barber, B. L. (2011). Differences in functional and aesthetic body image between sedentary girls and girls involved in sports and physical activity: Does sport type make a difference? Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12, 333-342.

Aglioti, S., Smania, N., Manfredi, M., & Berlucchi, G. (1996). Disownership of left hand and objects related to it in a patient with right brain damage. Neuroreport, 8, 293-296.

Bläsing, B., Schack, T., & Brugger, P. (2010). The functional architecture of the human body: Assessing body representation by sorting body parts and activities. Experimental Brain Research, 203, 119-129. [OpenAIRE]

Brown, T. A., Cash, T. F., & Milulka, P. J. (1990). Attitudinal body-image assessment: Factor analysis of the Body-Self Relations Questionnaire. Journal of Personality Assessment, 55, 135-144. [OpenAIRE]

Canzoneri, E., Marzolla, M., Amoresano, A., Verni, G., & Serino, A. (2013). Amputation and prosthesis implantation shape body and peripersonal space representations. Scientific Reports, 3, 2844. [OpenAIRE]

Carlson, T. A., Alvarez, G., Wu, D.-A., & Verstraten, F. A. (2010). Rapid assimilation of external objects into the body schema. Psychological Science, 21, 1000-1005.

Cash, T. F., Melnyk, S. E., & Hrabosky, J. I. (2004). The assessment of body image investment: An extensive revision of the appearance schemas inventory. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 35, 305-316.

Cash, T. F., Thériault, J., & Annis, N. M. (2004). Body image in an interpersonal context: Adult attachment, fear of intimacy and social anxiety. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23, 89-103. [OpenAIRE]

Dehghansai, N., Lemez, S., Wattie, N., & Baker, J. (2017). A systematic review of influences on development of athletes with disabilities. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 34(1), 72-90. [OpenAIRE]

Grabe, S., Ward, L. M., & Hyde, J. S. (2008). The role of the media in body image concerns among women: A meta-analysis of experimental and correlational studies. Psychological Bulletin, 134, 460-476. [OpenAIRE]

Hausenblas, H. A., & Downs, D. S. (2001). Comparison of body image between athletes and nonathletes: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 13, 323-339. [OpenAIRE]

Hennig, L., Velentzas, K. & Jeraj, D. (2016). The Measurement of Mental Representations within the Context of Motor Actions. In T. Heinen, I. Čuk, R. Goebel, & K. Velentzas (Hrsg.), Gymnastics Performance and Motor Learning - Principles and Applications (pp. 89-117). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Jaffe, L., & Lutter, J. M. (1995). Adolescent girls: Factors influencing low and high body image. Melpomene Journal, 14(2), 14-22.

Lander, H. J. (2002). Strukturdimensionale Analyse von Begriffssystemen [Structural dimensional analysis of item systems]. In T. Schack, T. Heinen, & F. Engel (Eds.), Kognition und Bewegungssteuerung [cognition and motor control]. Cologne, Germany: MRI.

Lander, H. J., & Huth, M. (1999). Ein Verfahren zur Ermittlung der Strukturierung und Dimensionierung begrififlch repräsentierten Wissens im Langzeitgedächtnis [An approach for the determination of structuring and dimensioning of item represented knowledge in long-term memory]. In E. Witruk & H. J. Lander (Eds.), Informationsverarbeitungsanalysen - Kognitionspsychologische und meßmethodische Beiträge [information processing analyses - cognition psychological and measure methodological contributions] (pp. 83-98). Leipzig, Germany: Leipzig University Press.

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