Sources of Enjoyment and Sources of Stress Among Sports Participants with Visual Disabilities
The purpose of this study was to determine sources of enjoyment and sources of stress found in competitive sports as experienced by blind senior men (B1 or B2) participating at the interprovincial level in the team sport of goalball. The major sources of enjoyment could be categorized under the general headings of the physical aspects of participation, the socialization opportunities afforded by goalball, and the process of competition itself. The major sources of stress could be categorized under the general headings of opponents’ behavior and self-imposed pressures.
KeywordsCerebral Palsy Sport Participation Elite Athlete Negative Stress General Heading
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