Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Noor Hatem Al Haddad

College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences for Women, University of Baghdad, Iraq

  • Full Length Research Paper   
    Analysis of the sporting behavior of the junior Arabic fencers during the quarantine and curfew period due to the COVID-19 pandemic
    Author(s): Dafer Namoos AlTaie, Noor Hatem Al Haddad* and Ahmed El-Feki

    The aim of the current research is to investigate and analyzing behavior of the Arab Fencers during COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The study has utilized a descriptive survey, that covers 120 fencers from eight Arab countries. The Arab Fencing Association was a major mediator for distributing the developed electronic questionnaire to the fencers and clubs. The statistical results obtained from the questionnaire showed that curfew periods have harmed the training conditions for the fencers and consequently on their sporting behavior. Moreover, the periodical contact between the coaches and the players has contributed significantly to maintaining athletic behavior, physical skills, psychological stability, and commitment to ethics and traditions. the study recommends that it's important to continue the current successful approach by providing encouragement and support for the fence.. Read More»

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