Well-being psychology theory (Ryff, 1989) is one of the essential links of positive psychology, which has been mainly framed between two perspectives that explain a model of world and a model of person (Díaz, 2006). Ryff (1989) states her model baptized as “Integrated Model of Personal Development”. Considering that sport, and life cycle sport are activities that demand to be strong, to have superior volitive skills, autonomy, be challenging, set up objectives, meet aims, grow as person, adapt to different environments and changes, and for that purpose, establish positive relationship with the others, be healthy and maintain self control, is for that reason we will stop into this concept and the analysis of psychological well-being and its involvement in sport, and sport psychology, from Carol Ryff perspective.
Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología
Psychology; Well-being; Sport psychology
Place of Publication
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Konrad Lorenz University Foundation
Romero-Carrasco, Alicia E.; Garcia-Mas, Alexandre; and Brustad, Robert J., "Estado del Arte, y Perspectiva Actual del Concepto de Bienestar PsicolóGico en Psicología del Deporte" (2009). School of Sport & Exercise Science Faculty Publications. Paper 1.