Comparison analysis of the correlation between emotional stability and mental health parameters in athletes of various skill levels

Keywords: sports qualifications, mental health, health-saving technologies, anxiety, neuroticism, self-regulation.


The purpose of this research is to investigate the correlation between emotional stability and the following mental health parameters: personal anxiety, self-regulation, neuroticism, and life purpose in athletes of various levels of qualification. Research methods: the study used standardized valid methods including standard questionnaires, r-Pearson correlation analysis, and Student’s t-test to determine significant differences. Results. The research was based on the idea of athletes as self-organization and self-development subjects. As athletes’ sports qualifications increased, there was a statistically significant decrease in personal anxiety, neuroticism, and an improvement in self-regulation as predictors of emotional stability (р<.05; р<.01). Diverse life goals (.233; р<.05) and belief in their implementation (.437; р<.01) were vital for athletes’ dischargers.  athletes of the highest level were well aware (.501; р<.01) of the need for diversity (.382; р<.05) and harmony (.434; р<.05) of life purposes. Conclusions. The connection between respondents’ emotional stability and mental health was experimentally proven. Emotional stability has been demonstrated to have a positive impact on the development of respondents’ sports qualifications. The level of awareness of athletes’ life purposes – complex dynamic formations that reflect the nature of knowing their own life situation determined their psychological well-being.


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Author Biographies

Ihor Halian, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Full Professor of the Department Theoretical and Practical Psychology, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine.

Anastasiia Kurova, National University “Odessa Law Academy”, Odessa, Ukraine.

Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology, National University “Odessa Law Academy”, Odessa, Ukraine.

Larysa Stepanenko, SHEI “Donbas State Pedagogical University”, Sloviansk, Ukraine.

Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, SHEI “Donbas State Pedagogical University”, Sloviansk, Ukraine.

Oleksandr Semenov, Volyn National University named after Lesia Ukrainka, Lutsk, Ukraine.

Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Full Professor, Head of the Department of General Pedagogy and Preschool Education, Volyn National University named after Lesia Ukrainka, Lutsk, Ukraine.

Nataliia Semenova, Volyn National University named after Lesia Ukrainka, Lutsk, Ukraine.

Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Pedagogy, Volyn National University named after Lesia Ukrainka, Lutsk, Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Halian, I., Kurova, A., Stepanenko, L., Semenov, O., & Semenova, N. (2022). Comparison analysis of the correlation between emotional stability and mental health parameters in athletes of various skill levels. Amazonia Investiga, 11(54), 65-75.