International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Psychological Intervention Program for the Disabled Shooting Athletes in Korea
Jung-Taek Shin, S. Roger Park, Hak-Duck Kim

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a psychological training program on competitive trait anxiety of challenged shooting team athletes during the sporting recoevery rehabilitation process. Subjects were 10 challenged athletes in a shooting team (6 male and 4 female) with ages that ranged between 20-40 years. Eight athletes were myelopathic and 2 were amputees or otherwise challenged. They were described by disability classifications as 6 SH1-C, 2 SH1-B, and 2 SH2-cb athletes. They received 5 different psychological intervention programs (goal setting training, relaxation training, imagery training, self confidence training, positive, and selftalk training). Effectiveness of the intervention programs was evaluated through the competitive trait anxiety Inventory and ACSI-28. The results indicated that a psychological intervention program decreased competitive trait anxiety of disabled shooting athletes in a sporting rehabilitation process. Furthermore, a psychological intervention program increased psychological skills level of disabled shooting athletes in a sporting rehabilitation process.

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