ANNALS OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue
First National Congress of
"New Scientific Consequence for Iran’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December
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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479
The Comparison of Strategies of Coping with
Stress and Goal Orientation in Male and
Female Athletes’ Students in Guilan Province
1Hossein Ramezani, 2Hasan Alikhani∗, 3 Seyed Kazem Mousavi
1. Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Islamic Azad University, karaj, Iran.
2. Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran.
3. Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Islamic Azad University, East Tehran, Iran.
Gagne and Zakerman (2003) considered 5 strategies of coping with stress in two dimensions emotion-focused and problem-focused which they are classified to strategies of self-help, approach, accommodation, avoidance and self-punishment.
Goal orientation is one of the factors which may predict rate of stress in sport. Feeling success or failure depends on athletes’ goal orientation which includes two dimensions of task-orientation and ego-orientation. For this reason, purpose of this research is consideration of relationship between strategies of cope with stress and goal orientation in 196 athletes students (16-18) years old and it wants to try in process of selection of useful activities in get rid of stress by indicating mechanism of nervous system control and get rid of stress and consideration to kind of goal orientation in these athletes. Previous researches used less than new strategies of coping with stress in athletes.