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Special Issue "Emotions in Sports and Exercise"
A special issue of Sports (ISSN 2075-4663).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2019).
Emotions and related affective constructs are a central part of both sport and exercise. The relationship between emotions and sport and exercise can be regarded as reciprocal. On the one hand, emotions influence actions and decisions, thereby, either facilitating or debilitating sport performance. Moreover, emotions during exercise are considered crucial for individuals’ continued exercise participation. On the other hand, the very nature of sport competitions involving athletes and coaches succeeding or failing at achieving personally relevant goals can trigger intense emotions. Physical activity is shown to change emotional states and can even work in conjunction with traditional forms of medicine as a form of treatment or the prevention of clinical disorders. Research also highlights the role of emotions in physical education as a catalyst in the learning process.
Most people would probably intuitively agree with the paramount importance of emotions in sport and exercise. However, compared to predominant cognitive approaches, research on the role of emotions in these fields is rather scarce and many aspects regarding their relationship are still unknown. For this reason, the goal of this Special Issue is to address this shortcoming and pool research endeavors to strengthen our knowledge about the role of emotions in the field of sport and exercise, as well as physical education.Prof. Dr. Darko Jekauc
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