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Examination of Self Talk Ability of Elite Fencers
(Examination of Self Talk Ability of Elite Fencers )

Author : Yusuf BARSBUĞA    
Type :
Printing Year : 2015
Number : 11
Page : 189-195


Spor; Motivasyon; Eskrim; Kendi kendine konuşma.

The purpose of this research was to mesasure and evaluate self talk ability. 100 athletes chosen randomly from 23 countries who attended the Heracles Junior World Cup competition participated to the research voluntarily. In this performed study based on the scanning (survey) method; Self Talk Questionnaire (S-TQ) which was developed by Zervas, Stavrau and Psychountaki whose validity and reliability on Turkish was performed by Engür was used. In order to evaluate the datas and find the averages and standart inequalities. Owing to the datas show normal range, for the dual group comparisons, independent group t test was used for the determination of the difference between independent(detached) parameters, error rate level has taken as 0,05 in this study. In the result of the survey, statistically no meaningful difference was observed. When sub-dimensions of both motivational function were evaluated in terms of age and experience span concerning self talk abilities of the athletes attended the survey. When self talk ability was evaulated due to the gender parameter; while not coming across a statistically meaningful variety cognitive functional sub dimension among athletes, a statistically meaningful difference has been observed on motivational functional sub dimension in favor of sportwomen. Finally, it can be told that female athletes attended the research use self talk ability as amotivational tool in order to improve their performance and success more than male athletes.

Sport, Motivation, Fencing, Self Talk

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