論文

査読有り
2019年11月

Mental Health Status and Related Factors Among Visually Impaired Athletes

Journal of clinical medicine research
  • Kohda, Yasuko
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  • Monma, Takafumi
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  • Yamane, Maki
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  • Mitsui, Toshihito
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  • Ando, Kayoko
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  • Jesmin, Subrina
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  • Takeda, Fumi

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開始ページ
729
終了ページ
739
記述言語
英語
掲載種別
研究論文(学術雑誌)
DOI
10.14740/jocmr3984

[Background] A growing body of pieces of evidence suggests that sport activity is of potential importance both for physical and mental health. To date, there is a lack of information and evidence regarding the mental health of visually impaired people playing some extent of sports and recognized as athletes with renowned career track. The present study aims to clarify the mental health status and its related factors in visually impaired athletes.
[Methods] The current study was a questionnaire-based cross-sectional investigation. Visually impaired athletes (n = 81; men: 72.8%; average age: 32.8 ± 12.0 years) engaged in Paralympic sports events namely track and field (marathon), goalball, swimming, blind soccer, and judo were the study subjects from leading institutions in Japan. A diverse range of issues were included in a questionnaire survey like attributes, condition of visual impairment, competition activities, competition stressors, social support, and mental health status (recorded through the K6 scale). Logistic regression analyses were performed with mental health status as a dependent variable and other studied parameters as independent variables.
[Results] A total of 21.

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DOI
https://doi.org/10.14740/jocmr3984

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