عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study was to study prediction of competitive anxiety based on psychological hardiness, resilience and stress coping strategies of athlete teens. The quantitative- correlation method was used. The statistical population consists of all the adolescent athletes referred to sports clubs in Tehran in year 2020. In this study, according to convenience sampling method, 200 adolescent athletes by formula Plant of Tabachnick and et al (2007) were selected as samples and they were asked to fill revised competitive state anxiety inventory (RCSAI) of Cox and et al (2003), psychological hardiness scale (PHS) of Lang and et al (2003), resilience scale (CD-RISC) of Connor and Davidson (2003) and ways of coping questionnaire (WCQ) of Lazarus and Folkman's (1998). The data were analyzed by tests of Pearson correlation and multivariate regression. Findings showed that there was negative and significant correlation between psychological hardiness, resilience and problem oriented stress coping strategies with competitive anxiety athlete teens (p < 0/01). Also, findings showed that there was positive and significant correlation between emotion oriented stress coping strategies with competitive anxiety (p < 0/01). Regression analyses also revealed that %68 of variance of competitive anxiety was explained by psychological hardiness, %51/7 was explained by resilience and %81/5 of variance of competitive anxiety was explained by stress coping strategies. This study confirmed the significant contribution of psychological hardiness, resilience and stress coping strategies on competitive anxiety of athlete teens.
Keywords: competitive anxiety, psychological hardiness, resilience, stresses coping strategies.