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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND ANXIETY LEVELS IN ATHLETES

 

ABSTRACT

 

Psychological factors are of vital importance in the sport context, which is why, in this research, it can be found in the levels of anxiety and emotional intelligence in a sample of Spanish athletes and in the existing relationships between the psychological factors cited. The present study was conducted on a sample in a sample composed of a total of 372 Spanish athletes of both sexes, 63.2% were men and 36.8% were women, aged between 18 and 50 years, evaluated through the Emotional Intelligence in Sports questionnaire (SSRI) and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI). The results indicate that the analyzed athletes present high values of emotional intelligence, and the self-emotional management in the dimension that obtains the highest scores, while the emotional use is the one with the lowest values; nine out of ten athletes with low or moderate levels of anxiety-state and anxiety-trait, while only one in ten have high anxiety; the athletes who obtain the highest scores of emotional intelligence have the lowest values of anxiety, both state and trait.

 

KEY WORDS

Emotional intelligence; anxiety-state; anxiety-trait; sport.

 

 
Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009