publication . Article . 2015

Competitive sport and self-concept in adolescent

D'Anna, Cristiana; Rio, Laura; Gomez-Paloma, Filippo;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, volume 10 (issn: 1988-5202, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante Servicio de Publicaciones
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
D’Anna, C., Rio, L., & Paloma, F. (2015). Competitive sport and self-concept in adolescent. J. Hum. Sport Exerc., 9(Proc1), pp.S425-S429. Self-esteem is the degree to which an individual values himself or herself globally. Several studies have shown that the self-esteem level is a key indicator of positive mental health and well-being. The belief that physical activity and sport are often associated with the best development of self-esteem in adolescent is a commonly held view. However in literature there aren’t many studies that investigate the self-esteem level in young athletes that practice competitive sport activities. The aim of this study is to assess the...
Subjects
free text keywords: Self-concept, Well-being, Individual sport, Team sport, Educación Física y Deportiva
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