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The Effectiveness of Progressive Muscle Relaxation to Reduce the Intensity of Competitive Sport Anxiety among the elite Players Football

Author Affiliations

  • 1Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Hassiba Ben Bouali University –Chlef- Algeria

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 3, Issue (2), Pages 4-8, February,23 (2015)


The study aims to determine the effectiveness of the muscle relaxation program in reducing anxiety and action strategy to deal with the anxiety according to the program guide to the alleviation, their impact on the elite players in the football program and train and prepare to relax muscular progressive football players. The researcher used the experimental method to sample control and experimental group with the participation of 16 players from the elite players. The researcher used the Competitive Sport Anxiety Inventory, Martens 1990 and also training program for the progressive muscle relaxation. And use the SPSS statistical processing; the results of the study, are; no statistically significant differences between the control and experimental groups in the post-test; the results also led to a lack of statistically significant differences between the post-test and post-test delayed to the control group, while there are no statistically significant differences between the post-test and post-test delayed experimental group; this means that the degree of anxiety competition remained almost on the same token, despite the end of the Training ; this means that the degree of competition anxiety remained the same despite the end of the follow-up period and this means that the experimental group retained the impact of relaxing the applicable


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