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Behjame F, Gharayagh Zandi H, Khabiri M. The Role of Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies on Predicting Aggression and Competitive Anger among Athletic Students. IJMCL. 2021; 3 (4) :19-26
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M.Sc., Sport Psychology, Department of Sport Psychology, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (288 Views)
Background: The pressure of competitive sport in some situations can cause aggression and anger.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the role of cognitive emotion regulation strategies on predicting aggression and competitive anger among athletic students.
Methods: In this study 137 athletic students were participating voluntary, they were doing different sports and were chosen randomly. In order to collecting data Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questioner and Competitive Aggressiveness and Anger Scale were used. The Pearson correlation test and multiple regression analysis were used to analysis data.
Results: The results showed that the components of self-blame, blaming others can positively predict aggression and anger. Positive re-focusing also negatively predicts aggression and anger. No significant relationship was found between other cognitive emotion regulation strategies and aggression and competitive anger.
Conclusions: Promoting and modifying cognitive emotion regulation strategies seems to be effective in reducing athletes' negative emotions such as competitive anger and aggression. Sport psychologists are advised to use cognitive emotion regulation interventions to reduce athletes' anger and aggression.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: 1-3. Sport Psychology
Received: 2021/02/20 | Accepted: 2021/10/6 | Published: 2021/12/7

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