Department of Psychology,
Faculty of Social Sciences
and liberal arts
UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Athletes psycho-physical and cognitive restructuring training is increasingly acknowledged as an essential skill to cope with stressful circumstances before, during and after the sport competitions. This module assists university athlete students to enhance their well-being and performance through psychoeducational group therapy.
With regards to the above theories, psychosocial training can be influence athletes’ mental health and well-being in different ways. Physical education of students emphasizes psychological and psycho-physical training (Hutsol & Pylypei, 2020).
Studies indicated that basic systematic usage of programmed training in the training process of athletics, that could assist the training process to be more rational and effective and promote better recovery of athletes after significant training and competition (Hucol & Pylypej, 2019).
Besides, Psychological training is considered as one kind of athletes’ training in which has the same significance for athletes’ perfection as other components. It can be classified into two kinds of athletes’ psychological training such as general and special psychological training.
According to Trendafilov and colleagues, physical readiness physical (motor) qualities such as strength, coordination, endurance, balance, speed, and flexibility (Trendafilov & Dimitrova, 2013). Moreover, Fisher and his colleagues indicated different vital factors of physical and mental for psycho-physical training such as responsibility, confidence, control, and concentration (Fisher et al., 2016).