Positive Personality Index among The Higher Levels of Collective
Games Players in Palestine: A field Study in Positive Psychology
Prof . Abdelnaser Qadumi
Al-istiqlal Journal for Research,2017, 1(1), 1-38.
Positive Psychology is a modern science, which is interested in studying
the positive sides of personality. The present study aimed to employ thisscience in the field of sport sciences through identifying the level of Positive
Personality Index (PPI) among the higher level of collective games players
in Palestine. Furthermore, to determine the differences in (PPI) according to
the game, playing experience and international participation variables. Toachieve these purposes the study was conducted on a sample of (224) layersof soccer, volleyball basketball, and handball in Palestine, and a(15) items
The study indicated that the total level of (PPI) among players was high.
Also, the results revealed significant differences in level of (PPI) among
the higher level of collective games players in Palestine due to the game
in favor of volleyball players, and to the international participation in favor
of participant, while there were no significant differences due to playing
Based on the findings of the study, the researcher recommended to apply
positive psychology in the field of sport sciences, and in the psychological
preparation of the players as a coping strategies to the competition stressors,
and more attention should be given by the workers in the field of sports
authors for publication in Sport Positive Psychology.
Key words: Positive Personality Index (PPI), collective games, Palestine.