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Stress och hälsa hos elitfotbollsdomare
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [sv]

Denna studie hade som syfte att undersöka vilka orsaker till stress svenska elitfotbollsdomare upplever samt hur domarna hanterar den upplevda stressen. Vidare syfte var att undersöka hur stressen påverkar domarnas hälsa, och vilken påverkan stressen har på beteendet hos domarna. Urvalet till denna studie bestod av 10 svenska elitfotbollsdomare, både män och kvinnor, med domaruppdrag inom Allsvenskan eller Superettan säsongen 2011. En semistrukturerad intervjuguide användes under antingen telefon- eller personliga intervjuer. Intervjuerna analyserades genom en kvalitativ innehållsanalys. Resultatet som framkom i denna studie ligger huvudsakligen i linje med den tidigare forskningen som har gjorts inom området. Vidare visar även resultatet att de deltagande domarna i huvudsak inte upplever en negativ påverkan av stressen på deras hälsa. De resultat som framkom i studien diskuteras vidare i samband med tidigare forskning inom detta område och runt de metodologiska frågor som framkom av studien. Förslag för framtida forskning samt hur resultatet av studien kan appliceras praktiskt ges.

Abstract [en]

The purpose of the present study was to examine what Swedish soccer referees perceive as stressful and how the referees cope with the perceived stressors. Further purposes were to examine how the perceived stress affect the health of the referees and what affect it has on the behavior of the referees. In the study 10 Swedish elite soccer referees, both males and females, with refereeing assignments in the Allsvenskan or Superettan in the 2011 season participated. A semi structured interview guide was used during either telephone- or personal interviews. The interviews were analyzed through a qualitative content analysis. The results are primarily in line with previous research of this field. Further, the results show that the participating referees does not experience a great deal of negative influence on their health stemming from stress. The results of the study are further discussed in regards to previous research in the field as well as in conjunction with the methodological questions that arose during the study. Suggestions for future research and practical applications of the results are also given.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 48 p.
Keyword [en]
Coping, elite soccer referees, health, stress
Keyword [sv]
Coping, elitfotbollsdomare, hälsa, stress
National Category
Applied Psychology Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-17451OAI: diva2:513812
Subject / course
Psychology Targeting Sport
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-04-10 Created: 2012-04-03 Last updated: 2012-04-10Bibliographically approved

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