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European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education is published by MDPI from Volume 10 Issue 1 (2020). Articles in this Issue were published by another publisher in Open Access under a CC-BY (or CC-BY-NC-ND) licence. Articles are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with University Association of Education and Psychology.
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Influence of family support in anger levels in athletes

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Profesor Colaborador Universidad Europea de Madrid. C/ Andrés Ureña Román, nº 103. C.P.:30870. Mazarrón, Murcia (España).
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Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (España)
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Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8(3), 169-183; https://doi.org/10.30552/ejihpe.v8i3.276 (registering DOI)
Received: 25 June 2018 / Revised: 3 September 2018 / Accepted: 6 September 2018 / Published: 6 September 2018
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Abstract

The main objective was to know the differences in anger levels in athletes and physical activity practitioners in function of family support. The sample consisted of 496 Spanish athletes and physical activity practitioners. To measure the different variables an ad hoc sociodemographic questionnaire, the Trait-State Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI-II) and the Oviedo Scale of Infrequency of Response (INF-OV), were used. The results showed lower levels of temperament in athletes and physical activity practitioners who perceived that their family supported them “without doubt”. On the other hand, there was no covariation of the type of physical-sporting practice, the sport success (local, national, regional, international) on family support and anger levels in athletes. On the other hand, when the level of competition (local, regional and international) was examined, no covariation was found neither. However, it was found covariation with the competition at the national level, finding differences in internal anger control, in favour of those who perceived support "without doubt" from their family. It was concluded that family support is shown as a protective variable of obtaining higher levels of anger in athletes and physical activity practitioners, which is influenced by those athletes who compete at the national level.
Keywords: Perception; family; athletes; emotion Perception; family; athletes; emotion
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González-García, H.; Pelegrín, A. Influence of family support in anger levels in athletes. Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8, 169-183.

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