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Iran J War Public Health 2022, 14(1): 43-49 Back to browse issues page
Effectiveness of Sports Activities on Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies, Perceived Psychological Stress, and Psychological Hardiness of Veterans and the Disabled
H. Samadi * 1, J. Moradi2 , H. Karimi3
1- Department of Physical Education and Sports Sci¬ence, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran , samadih@yazd.ac.ir
2- Department of Motor Behavior and Sport Psychology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Arak University, Arak, Iran
3- Department of Educational Science, Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (620 Views)
Aims: Adequate physical activity and mobility positively affect the mental health of people, especially people with special needs. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of sports activities on cognitive emotion regulation strategies, perceived psychological stress, and psychological hardiness of veterans and the disabled. 
Instrument & Methods: This descriptive study was conducted in 2021 on veterans and the disabled in Yazd, Iran. the number of 100 people (50 athletes and 50 non-athletes) selected by the convenience sampling method. The Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies Scale, the Perceived Stress Scale, and the Ahvaz Psychological Hardiness Questionnaire examined research variables. Data were analyzed using the analysis of variance test through SPSS 25 software with the one-way ANOVA.
Findings: There was a significant relationship between the perceived physiological stress, uncompromising emotion regulation strategies, and psychological hardiness in athletes and non-athletes’ veterans and disabled (p≤0.05). There was no significant difference in adapted emotion regulation strategies between the two groups (p>0.05).
Conclusion: The results showed lower scores in perceived stress and uncompromising strategies of emotion regulation and a higher score of psychological hardiness in athletes’ veterans and disabled
Keywords: Mental Aspects [MeSH], Veterans and Disabled [MeSH], Athletes [MeSH],
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Veterans or Handicapped Health
Received: 2022/01/11 | Accepted: 2022/02/23 | Published: 2022/01/20
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Samadi H, Moradi J, Karimi H. Effectiveness of Sports Activities on Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies, Perceived Psychological Stress, and Psychological Hardiness of Veterans and the Disabled. Iran J War Public Health. 2022; 14 (1) :43-49
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