Journal of Human Sport and Exercise

Art as an attractive methodology of resilience and self-esteem

Laura de la Chica-Herrador, Antonio Hernández-Fernández, Eufrasio Pérez-Navío



The objective of this research is to know the relationship between the level of self-esteem and resilience that people with intellectual disabilities have and the methodology of work including art. In this study, a mixed methodology has been used, the resilience indicator chosen in this research was the level of self-esteem. For the collection of data, a Likert scale and a semi-structured interview were used. The results show that there are significant differences between the self-esteem of people with intellectual disabilities that are influenced by methodologies that include art, concerning to other methodologies.


Pedagogy; Mental disability; Emotional education


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