Relationship between passion, resilience and performance in triathlon

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v9i9.7767

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Sport Psychology; Harmonious Passion; Obsessive Passion; Resilience; Individual sport.

Abstract

This research aimed to analyze the relationship between passion, resilience, and performance in triathletes. The sample was composed of 78 male athletes ( age = 36.97 ± 10.29 years), participating in two national-level competitions which took place in 2018. Instruments used were an identification sheet, the Passion Scale (PS), and the 10-item Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC-10). Athletes’ performance was obtained by their total time in the race. Data analysis was performed through R software (version 3.6.3), using the Shapiro-Wilk, Wilcoxon, Mann-Whitney’s U, Spearman correlation coefficient and Binomial Logistic Regression tests, with significance level of p<0.05. Results showed that triathletes had higher levels of harmonious (Md=5.83) rather than obsessive passion (Md=3.33) (p<0.05). Better-ranked individuals were younger (p<0.01) and more passionate about the sport (p=0.03). Harmonious passion presented a positive and moderate correlation with resilience (r=0.39). Older athletes showed smaller chances to obtain better performances (OR=0.80) whereas athletes more experienced on their sport showed greater chances (OR=1.25) (p<0.01). Obsessive passion presented a non-significant positive influence on performance (OR=1.74; p=0.07). It was concluded that athletes’ age may negatively influence performance whereas the time of practice and obsessive passion may positively influence it. Nevertheless, only harmonious passion seems to be able to aid the athlete in becoming more resilient.

Author Biographies

Diego Galdino França, Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Graduado em Educação Física - Bacharelado pela Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM). Possui experiência em pesquisa na área de Psicologia do Esporte e do Exercício Físico. Participa do Grupo de Estudos de Psicologia do Esporte e Desempenho Humano (GEPEDH/UEM/CNPq). Possui interesse nas áreas de Psicologia, Neurociências e Estatística.

Renan Codonhato, Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Mestre em Educação Física pela Universidade Estadual de Maringá. Bacharel em Educação Física pela Universidade Estadual de Maringá com Sanduíche na University of Missouri - Columbia. Membro do Grupo de Estudos de Psicologia do Esporte e Desempenho Humano (GEPEDH/UEM/CNPq).

Lenamar Fiorese, Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Possui Graduação em Educação Física pela Universidade Estadual de Maringá (1982), Formação em Psicologia pelo Centro de Ensino Superior de Maringá (2010), Mestrado e Doutorado em Ciência do Movimento Humano pela Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (1990-1993 e 1995-1999). Participou como visiting scholar na Indiana University-USA (1997). Pós Doutorado na UFSC (2012-2014). Ex-Atleta da seleção brasileira de handebol (1983-1987). Membro do Comitê Olímpico Brasileiro nos Jogos Olímpicos de Sidney-2000 e Rio-2016. Atualmente é Professora de nível Associado da Universidade Estadual de Maringá-PR. Professora do Programa Associado de Pós graduação em Educação Física UEM/UEL. É revisor de vários periódicos e membro do corpo editorial da Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria e desempenho humano, da Revista da Educação Física/UEM e da Revista Psicologia Del Deporte. Publicou 162 artigos em periódicos nacionais e internacionais e 21 capítulos de livros. Orientou 8 teses de doutorado, 19 dissertações de mestrado, 35 trabalhos de iniciação cientifica e 60 trabalhos de conclusão de curso nas áreas de educação física e psicologia. Participou e coordenou 37 projetos de Educação física durante os anos de 1993-2017. Atualmente coordena 1 projeto de pesquisa e participa de 2 projetos de pesquisa. Recebeu 10 prêmios e títulos por trabalhos científicos e atuações profissionais. É líder do grupo de pesquisa GEPEDH (Grupo de Estudos de Psicologia do Esporte e Desempenho humano). Tem experiência em psicologia aplicada ao esporte e atua na consultoria de atletas, treinadores, equipes e seleções de várias modalidades. Adicionalmente atuou como membro assessor da seleção brasileira de Ginástica Ritmica (2000 à 2017), participando de Jogos Olímpicos, Campeonatos mundiais e copas do mundo. . Atua na área de Educação Física e Psicologia, pesquisando principalmente os seguintes temas: Desempenho motor e Psicologia do Esporte. Atualmente é Bolsa Produtividade em Pesquisa pela Fundação Araucária-PR.

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Published

02/09/2020

How to Cite

França, D. G., Codonhato, R., & Fiorese, L. (2020). Relationship between passion, resilience and performance in triathlon. Research, Society and Development, 9(9), e666997767. https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v9i9.7767

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