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Behrouz Abdoli, Elham Azimzadeh, Nasour Ahmadi, Maryam Ekradi, Zahra Asgari,
Volume 11, Issue 21 (7-2021)

Self-report psychological questionnaires are important tools for assessing cognitive and emotional status of athletes. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of test of performance strategies (TOPS) among athletes. For this purpose, 209 males (n=125) and females (n=84) national and champions athletes aged 15 to 18 completed TOPS measure. It was used confirmatory factor analysis to test the construct validity of questionnaire and Cronbach's alpha coefficient for testing internal consistency of each factor items. The results of factor analysis identified eight subscales of goal-setting, automaticity, emotional-control, imagery, activation, positive self-talk, relaxation, attentional control/negative thinking for the practice and competition. The results of the Cronbach's alpha coefficient indicated appropriate internal consistency of subscales items of practice (.70 to .95) and competition (.77 to .88). It seems that this questionnaire is an appropriate tool for measuring psychological skills among young athletes.

Dr Kianoosh Shajie, Dr Mahdi Talebpour, Dr Seyed Morteza Azimzadeh, Dr Mohammad Keshtidar, Dr Reza Heydari,
Volume 12, Issue 23 (9-2022)

Football referees are one of the main and central components of football and face many problems that if not paid attention and identified injuries that reduce their performance and irreparable damage to the football body; Therefore, the purpose of this study was to qualitatively analyze the pathology of human capital of professional football in Iran, which was a case study on professional referees in the Iranian Football Premier League.This research is applied in terms of purpose, descriptive-analytical method and qualitative research in terms of implementation. Data collection tools were library resources, interviews and Delphi questionnaire. The statistical population in the interview section included all the elites in the field of football refereeing and familiar with human capital issues, which targeted 20 people, and in the Delphi section, all international and national referees of professional football in Iran, 25 of them targeted and snowball. Sample titles were considered. Open and axial coding, summarizing and filtering techniques were used to extract the raw data. Finally, all 57 injuries identified in the Iranian football refereeing department were confirmed by research experts. It can be concluded that structural, contextual and behavioral injuries are very important in the human group of judges. Undoubtedly, the results of the research can be used as a beacon in the future plans of the Iranian Football Federation, especially the referees' committee and department, and can be used in determining policies.

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