TITLE

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THINKING STRATEGIES, PHYSICAL SELF-CONCEPT AND THE PERFORMANCE LEVEL IN CERTAIN INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM ACTIVITIES

AUTHOR(S)
SAYED, AMAL; HASSAN, WAFAA
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Ovidius University Annals, Series Physical Education & Sport/Sci;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Purpose. The objective of this investigation was to identify the relationship between thinking and Physical Self- Concept and the level of skill performance of female players in team games (basketball) and single games (speedball) and to know individual differences between female players in basketball and speedball in thinking strategies and Physical Self-Concept. Methods. The sample was selected intentionally and randomly and included (50) first class basketball female players represented by Al-Ahly, Al-Gezira and Al-Maady Sporting Clubs and (50) first class speedball female players participated in the Republic Championship in a season in 2011/2012. They used the measurement of height, weight and the test for measurement of the level of performance in speedball by the number of strokes for time added in each position of the individual play. To measure the level of skill performance in basketball the test of passing towards circles (5) times, the test of halt and pivoting, test of forward shot, test of barrier feint were used. Results. Statistical analyses showed that: Significant correlation between thinking strategies and the level of skill performance in basketball. Significant correlation between thinking strategies and the level of skill performance in speedball. Significant correlation between physical Physical Self-Concept and the level of skill performance in basketball. Significant correlation between physical Physical Self-Concept and the level of skill performance in speedball. Significant differences between female basketball players and those of speedball in thinking strategies. Significant differences between female basketball players and those of speedball in Physical Self- Concept. Conclusions. Using thinking strategies in the skill task and self-talk together with training programs as studies and scientific researches confirmed the importance of such strategies in up-grading the skill level. And Identifying psychological characteristics of female players, particularly Physical Self-Concept as it constitutes an indicator of self-confidence and consequently concentrating on the performance. Add to, Psychological requirements should be categorized for each game.
ACCESSION #
94810513

 

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