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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(2) 624-639

Investigation of the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Competition Status Anxiety with Track Performance

Rıdvan Ergin, Gökhan Çakır

pp. 624 - 639   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.12   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.027

Published online: July 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 13  |  Number of Download: 175


This research aim is to it is the examination of the relationship between mindfulness, competitive state anxiety and track performance in athletes. In addition, another aim of the study is to examine the effects of mindfulness levels of athletes on competitive state anxiety and track performance. The study group was determined according to the convenience sampling method in the study, in which the survey model, one of the quantitative research methods, was used. The sample of the research consisted of 292 athletes. The data were collected with the Mindfulness Inventory For Sport, Competition State Anxiety Inventory-2 and track performance information. Before the analysis, the assumption of normality was checked and descriptive statistics were determined. Then, relational (Pearson) and comparative (MANOVA and ANOVA) inferential statistical tests were performed. In athletes, there is a negative aspect weak level between mindfulness with cognitive anxiety and physical anxiety. In addition, positive aspect weak level between mindfulness; track performance and a positive moderate significant relationship was found between mindfulness and self-confidence. Athletes with high levels of mindfulness experienced significantly lower levels of physical anxiety and felt higher levels of self-confidence. Again, it was found that athletes with a high level of conscious awareness had a significantly higher level of track performance. With the high level of mindfulness of the athletes, their self-confidence can increase and their physical anxiety can decrease. Similarly, high mindfulness can increase the performance of athletes.

Keywords: Track performance, mindfulness, competition status anxiety, athlete

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APA 6th edition
Ergin, R. & Cakir, G. (2023). Investigation of the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Competition Status Anxiety with Track Performance . TAY Journal, 7(2), 624-639. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.12

Ergin, R. and Cakir, G. (2023). Investigation of the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Competition Status Anxiety with Track Performance . TAY Journal, 7(2), pp. 624-639.

Chicago 16th edition
Ergin, Ridvan and Gokhan Cakir (2023). "Investigation of the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Competition Status Anxiety with Track Performance ". TAY Journal 7 (2):624-639. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.543.12.


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