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MARTINEZ-MORENO, A.. Quality in elite sport: analysis of strengths and weaknesses in psychological handball players. CPD [online]. 2017, vol.17, n.1, pp.19-24. ISSN 1989-5879.

Determine the psychological profile through baremación for different sports, in this case handball players, can better realize the psychological skills of each sport, as each demands a different kind. So the object of study is to determine the influence of psychological skills in sports performance in elite handball players category and identify strengths / weaknesses psychological. Applying the Psychological Inventory Sport Running in a sample (n = 484) with an age ranged from 12-16 years with an average of 13.8 years (SD = 1.0), of which 47.5% were boys and girls 52.5. a media descriptive analysis for qualitative variables, absolute and relative frequencies, plus minimum, maximum, and standard deviation is performed. The Pearson correlation coefficient is used to find correlations between variables. To determine the correlations Inventory as gender, age and years of practice, MANOVA was made. The results highlight that the players of handball elite category of the study have a high control: Positive coping imaginative visual-control and attitudinal control while it is under their attentional control

Keywords : Quality; motivation; sports performance; psychological skills.

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