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Khodaparast S, Abdi H, Naghibi S H, Rezaei Z. Predicting the mental health based on the Mindfulness Scale, Age and Gender in Guilan Province’ Athletes at the COVID-19 prevalence. RBS 2021; 19 (3) :404-414
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1- Department of Physical Education, Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran
2- Department of Physical Education, Shahrood Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shahrood, Iran
3- Department of Psychology, Tehran Medical Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Aim and Background: The global prevalence of COVID-19 has affected mental health and has had many psychological consequences especially for athletes; Therefore, the aim of this study was to predict the mental health based on the Mindfulness, Age and Sex Scale in Athletes in Guilan Province at the Outbreak of COVID-19.
Methods and Materials: The research method is descriptive correlation. The statistical population of the study consisted of elite athletes of Guilan province in 1400. Sampling method was determined randomly and based on entry and exit criteria by referring to sports clubs and physical education offices of 95 people. The research tools were the mindset of Brown and Ryan MMAS in 2007 and the SCL-90-R questionnaire of Dragotis et al. In 1999. Descriptive statistics and dispersion indices as well as descriptive statistics and correlational statistical tests such as Pearson and stepwise multiple regression analysis were used to analyze the data. SPSS software version 25 with a significance level of 0.05 was used.
Findings: The results showed that there is a relationship between mindfulness scale and mental health in male and female athletes in Guilan province according to age (P≥0.001). Also, the variable of mindfulness predicts mental health according to gender in athletes in Guilan province (P≥0.001).
Conclusions: It seems that mindfulness can be a predictor of mental health in men and women athletes.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/06/23 | Accepted: 2021/10/2 | Published: 2021/12/1

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