Multidimensional diagnosis of competitive anxiety in youth baseball team

  • Milan Ochoa Chang Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Ana Celia Matarán Torres Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Keywords: baseball, competitive anxiety, diagnosis, multidimensional, psychological

Abstract

Santiago de Cuba It is one of the provinces with the best sports results in Cuban history, baseball is one of the leading disciplines in this regard, however, in recent years, such achievements have been affected. Multiple are the answers that technicians, researchers, and specialists have tried to offer these unfortunate events. Youth baseball has not been exempt from this problem and, in this sense, Sports Psychology has played an important role in the study and search for scientific alternatives that contribute to reversing these results. During the last 3 years, high manifestations of competitive anxiety have been observed in baseball players in this category, this fact motivates the present investigation, it aims to rigorously diagnose how this negative emotion has been presented in said population. To complete the objective, the 25 members of the Santiago youth team were selected as a sample, the study is descriptive, being able to record, analyze and describe the general and observable characteristics of anxiety in real moments of training sessions and competitions, it is supported by the qualitative-quantitative methodology using psychological techniques such as observation, interview, CSAI-2, attitude tests for competition and appreciation of time and pulsometer.

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Published
2019-10-28
How to Cite
Chang, M. O., & Torres, A. C. M. (2019). Multidimensional diagnosis of competitive anxiety in youth baseball team. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, 6(6), 104-110. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjmis.v6n6.783
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