Effect of Win and Loss on Early Maladaptive Schemas of Females Team Athletes

Poster Presentation
Paper ID : 1127-12THCONG
Oral / Poster Presentation File: Salehian. 12HCONG.pptx 
Department of Physical Education, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
Maladaptive schemas are emotional and cognitive patterns of self-injury in the individual that are repeated in the course of life at the beginning of the development of the mind. At the deepest level of cognition, these schemas usually operate out of consciousness and psychologically make a person vulnerable to disorders such as depression, anxiety, dysfunctional communication, addiction, and psychosomatic disorders. Yang compiles a set of schematics called early maladaptive schemas. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of winning and losing on early maladaptive schemas of female athletes of different. The present study is a descriptive-analytical research method. The statistical population of this study is all female athletes in young people from team disciplines (basketball and handball) who participated in the championship of East Azarbaijan the province in 2019. According to the statistics, the number of these people was estimated at 300 athletes. The statistical sample of this study, based on the sample size table, was Krjatsy and Morgan (1970), the sample size was 169 people. The current research tool was Yang Schema Questionnaire (2003). Data were analyzed using independent t-test. All data analysis was performed by SPSS software version 20. The results showed that there was a significant difference between early maladaptive schemas among female athletes with a status of win and loss. Athletes in a win group had lower range of early maladaptive schemas. The nature of team sports causes athletes to have different levels of early maladaptive schemas. The present study found that team athletes had higher initial maladaptive schemas.