Outdoor-Training activities to Improve the Sport Team’s Cohesion

Oriol Mercadé Canals

*Corresponding author: Oriol Mercadé Canals urimerca@hotmail.com

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Mercadé Canals, O. (2006). Outdoor-Training activities to Improve the Sport Team’s Cohesion. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 84, 7-12.



This research presents an intervention of outdoor-training activities to improve the sport team’s cohesion, understanding a concept of cohesion by a lineal model of Carron (1982), the activities have been made to affect into a team as a whole (collective identity),set common targets, define roles, structured communication forms and team efficiency, to got a better level of cohesion after the intervention at the experimental group, in a qualitative analisis of a social spectrum and applying at the G.E.Q questionnaire (Group Environment Questionnaire) of Carron, Brawley and  Widmeyer (1985) and to achieve a significant impronement  in the Wilcoxon test that validate our hipotesis presentation.

Keywords: cohesión, Outdoor Training, Psichology Trainning, Sport Team.

ISSN: 1577-4015

Published: April 1, 2006