publication . Article . 2013

Perceived stress and coping skills of university student–athletes and the relationship with life satisfaction

Yolande van Zyl;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: LAM Publications; AJOL; Sabinet
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
Student-athletes are expected to cope with their studies and participation in sport simultaneously as well as to satisfy the expectations of coaches, teammates, friends, and family. Once student-athletes perceive a situation as stressful and struggle to cope with the anticipation thereof, their satisfaction with life will be negatively influenced. This study was conducted to determine the relationship between perceived stress and coping skills with satisfaction with life of university students-athletes. A purposive sample of 500 first, second and third year as well as post graduate university student-athletes competing at university, national, provincial and reg...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Coping skills, Life satisfaction, Stress, Student-athletes
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publication . Article . 2013

Perceived stress and coping skills of university student–athletes and the relationship with life satisfaction

Yolande van Zyl;