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Self-confidence and Self-esteem in Physical Education and Sport

  • Jan Graydon

Abstract

Probably one of the most important factors for people, men or women, striving for excellence in sport, or trying out new activities, is the issue of self-confidence. It has been shown that self-confidence is linked with continuing sports involvement (Feltz and Petchlikoff 1983) as well as with persistence in physically demanding tasks (Weinberg, Gould and Jackson 1979).

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Teaching Style Physical Education Class Physical Competence Sport Psychology Athletic Competence 
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