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

  • Jan Graydon


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).


Teaching Style Physical Education Class Physical Competence Sport Psychology Athletic Competence 
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