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Name Kosuke Hirayama
Belonging department Trainer and Sports Course,Department of Medical Sports,Faculty of Health Care and Medical Sports
Occupation name Lecturer
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Investigation of variables aimed at reducing depressive symptoms in collegiate athletes prior to competitions: Use of logical thinking errors and behavioral activation as variables(査読付き)

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The 14th World Congress of Sport Psychology


This study is investigate variables aimed at reducing depressive symptoms by focusing on logical thinking errors, which potentially cause such symptoms, and behavioral activation carried out in order to improve such symptoms. The subjects were 133 male student athletes enrolled at A University in Japan. In conclusion, interventions targeting logical thinking errors and relevant BADS subscales, including “Avoidance and Repetition,” “Competitive and School Impairment,” and “Social Impairment,” are likely to be effective in reducing depressive symptoms in collegiate athletes.