Research in Dance and Physical Education
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Research in Dance and Physical Education - Vol. 5, No. 1, pp.69-82
ISSN: 2586-1034 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Apr 2021
Received 24 Feb 2021 Revised 29 Mar 2021 Accepted 20 Apr 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26584/RDPE.2021.04.5.1.69

Influence of Athletes’ Self-Management Strategies on Athlete Satisfaction and Stress Levels

Seonghyeok Hong1 ; A-Lam Jung2, *
1Kyunghee Uniiversity, Republic of Korea, Master
2Kyunghee Uniiversity, Republic of Korea, Adjunct Professor

Correspondence to: *Emanil address: alami@khu.ac.kr

Abstract

This study was conducted for the purpose of providing data and methodology to effectively manage college sports teams by analyzing the relationship between athlete’s self-management strategies, athlete satisfaction and stress level. Data were obtained from college athletes across thirteen sports in the Seoul metro-area through convenience sampling methods of which 252 were considered to be valid samples. Data analysis was processed using SPSS 21.0 version. We conducted frequency analysis to understand the subjects’ characteristics, exploratory factor analysis to verify validity and reliability of the survey tool, correlation analysis to identify relationship between variables and regression analysis to investigate influence. The data has shown that self-management strategies of athletes have a significant impact on the athlete’s satisfaction and stress level. It also showed that athlete satisfaction partially affected the stress level of the athletes.

Keywords:

Self-Management Strategy, Athletes’ Athlete Satisfaction, Stress

Future Direction

This study approached with quantitative research methodology rather than qualitative methods by which try to explain more in-depth correlation between each variable. Therefore, following studies should incorporate qualitative methodology and develop more comprehensive survey tools while referencing preceding studies on the subject.

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