International Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021

  • Interactions Between Gender, Age and Competitive Level on Elite Student-athletes’ Religious Coping Experiences in the Week Leading Up to Competition

    James Boadu Frimpong, Medina Srem-Sai, John Elvis Hagan Junior, Richard Samuel Kwadwo Abieraba, Richmond Stephen Sorkpor, Thomas Schack

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 61-68
    Received: Sep. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2021
    Published: Oct. 21, 2021
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    Abstract: In recent times, religiosity and spirituality have been embraced by most athletes as alternative coping mechanism around the world. Although extensive scholarly works on different dimensions of coping exist in sport, only few studies have explored the use of other coping strategies like religious coping. The current study investigated elite student... Show More
  • Research on the Current Situation and Development Countermeasures of Physical Exercise for Postgraduates in Chinese Colleges and Universities

    Qin Yuanyuan, Zhang Chao

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: Oct. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: This paper aims to explore the countermeasures of improving the quality and effect of physical exercise for graduate students in Chinese colleges and universities. According to the questionnaire survey results of 1080 graduate students from 6 universities, this paper analyzes the interest and willingness of postgraduates in physical exercise, the f... Show More
  • Mental Training in Playing Competitive Sports Tournaments

    Ujjawal Bahuguna, Amrish Tony

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 76-79
    Received: Sep. 17, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 08, 2021
    Published: Nov. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: Athlete’s performance is versatile. It depends on the partnership between physical, tactical, technical and psychological factors. The psychological factor is usually that defines a winner and a loser in sports. Mental training is preparation for competition in developing athlete’s sport skills and tactics level. By combining the psychological fact... Show More
  • Relationship Between Physical Fitness Variables and Playing Ability Among Handball Players in Senior High Schools in Central Region, Ghana

    Daniel Apaak, Stephen Anim, Richmond Stephen Sorkpor

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 80-86
    Received: Nov. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 26, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between physical fitness variables and playing ability of male handball players in Senior High Schools in the Central Region of Ghana. The population consisted of 960 male handball players in five zones from 64 Senior High Schools in Central Region. Out of this, 156 of the players were pu... Show More
  • The Progress and Identification of Cultural Sport of Dawuro and Their Contribution to Social Interaction and Fitness

    Mekoya Mengesha, Kinde Getachew

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 87-92
    Received: Jan. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 31, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
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    Abstract: The study focuses on identification of Dawro cultural sports, types, purposes and their contribution to social interaction, health and fitness. In addition to this, the study also focuses on factors affecting the development of cultural sports of Dawuro. Data were collected from two woredas (Tercha and Tocha) through one of the non- probability sam... Show More
  • The Main Problems, Causes and Solutions in the Field of Fitness and Leisure Industry in China

    Shang Huijuan, Zhou Jieyou, Guo Xiukuan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 93-100
    Received: Nov. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2021
    Published: Dec. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Using the literature, theoretical analysis and other methods, to sort out and analyze the research results related to the fitness and leisure industry of China. The main problems existing in fitness and leisure industry of China are summarized from the perspectives of the country, enterprises and sports consumers. At the national level, it is diffi... Show More