Increasing Resilience in Athletes
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Type of Work32 pages
action research papers
DepartmentAthletic Program Leadership and Administration
ProgramMasters of Education
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The purpose of this study was to determine whether mental imagery training sessions could increase resilience in athletes. The tool used was a true or false survey called “Just How Mentally Tough Are You?” from Competitive Advantage, LLC. This study used a repeated measures design, involving the use of a pretest, intervention using mental imagery training, and a posttest with the same survey to determine whether the training created any difference in results. The results indicated a significant change in survey outcomes as a result of mental imagery training; the mean pretest and posttest scores showed a statistically significant improvement in the athletes’ self-reports of resilience, with the dependent samples t-test resulting in a p<.05