Effects of REBT Program Application for the Changes in Maladaptive Thoughts among Female Junior Tennis Players

청소년 여자테니스 선수의 부적응적 사고 변화를 위한 합리적 인지재구성 프로그램 적용효과

  • Received : 2017.09.18
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the program for convericient reconfiguration in an attempt to change maladjustmental way of thinking among female junior tennis players. For verification of the program, a qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis were carried out. Through the REBT program for convericient reconfiguration, maladjustmental way of thinking among junior tennis players was drawed and interviews with them were subsequently performed. As a result, REBT counseling technique was applied to understand personal psychological problems and to transform maladjustmental and unreasonable way of thinking into rational belief, confirming positivity toward their situation. After all, their athletic performance as well as holistic development was found to be improved. In quantitative analysis, maladaptive thinking scale sports psychology questionnaire and survey for Korean sports performance strategy were both increased post treatment, suggesting that their psychological status became positive as a result of application of psychological prevention. The results of this study showed that athletic performance would be enhanced and growth and development in personality and self-realization would be expected if various psychological problems in adolescent players were progressed in detailed.


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)


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