|（1.School of Graduates，Beijing Sport University，Beijing 100084，China；
2.Department of Sports Psychology，Beijing Sport University，Beijing 100084，China)
Abstract: The authors applied the theory of ego depletion to the sports psychology area, expatiated on the affecting factors of ego depletion in the sports area as well as how to prevent depletion from bringing negative effects to athletes. Specifically, during a game, an athlete’s decision making process and interference that affects his/her game playing rhythm will force him/her to produce ego depletion, while the exercising of attention directing and self control can help him/her carry out self control better. Based on this, athletes and coaches can get action specific inspirations.
Key words: sports psychology；ego depletion；self control；sports area；athlete；coach