Relaxation for athletes: Practical exercises

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Saber Benaissa, Khaled Baouche


Relaxation is one of the important psychological skills in sports training, whether for health or performance. Due to its importance in reducing cognitive and physical anxiety and unwanted arousal that can cause mental ill health and decline in performance. After a research process on topics that dealt with relaxation in athletes or in general. People, the gap became clear to us that relaxation exercises are few in this research within the limits of the researchers' knowledge which prompted us to prepare this research paper that illustrates the practical side of the relaxation skill by attaching some applied exercises that can be performed with or without the trainer, aiming to increase focus and resist. The accumulated levels from pressure and managing psychological tension and emotions associated with different situations. In addition to clarifying the importance of relaxation, its timing and methods

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