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A study of personality factors of college women athletes

A study of personality factors of college women athletes

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  • Personality,
  • Women athletes -- Psychology,
  • College athletes -- Psychology

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    Statementby Ruth E. Marks.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 72 leaves.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13596371M

      The dramatic increase in the number of women participating in sport and exercise has, for most, contributed to improved physical fitness, significant health benefits and consequently enhanced overall well-being [].However for some female athletes driven to excel, serious commitment to their chosen sport may increase the risk of developing a syndrome known as the 'Female Athlete Triad' [2–4]. The personality correlates of creativity: a study of American architects. C.E. Comparison of the verbal creativity of highly and average skilled college women dancers and highly and average skilled college women athletes. Master's thesis, University of Washington, Wallach.

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Get this from a library. A study of personality factors of college women athletes. [Ruth E Marks]. ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to explore the personallty characteristics of women varsity players competlng on women varsity athletic teams at Ithaca College during the academic school year.

The subjects were a randomly selected group of 40 college women athletes participating on varsity athletlc teams at Ithaca College. The population consisted of women athletes who.

Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the personality traits of four groups of intercollegiate female athletic competitors and one group of noncompetitive students.

Undergraduate coeds (N = 55) from the University of California, Santa Barbara were used as subjects in this investigation. Of these subjects, 41 were members of intercollegiate athletic teams and were Cited by: much of the available literature on the female athletes and personality, Williams () cautiously concluded that the "normative" female differs in personality profile from the successful female athlete.

The subjects were chosen from a selected group of women AAU athletes and the United States Olympic team. Those women who agreed to take part in the study were sent a copy of Form A of the Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire, which was the instrument used to measure selected personality by: Athletes from different sports and non-athletes will play a part in this particular study.

The primary interest of this study is to examine their personalities and make a comparison. There are lots of concerns on does personality of an individual give way to the types of sport chosen to be played. Further, among the athletes exposed to any of these risk factors, women were significantly more likely than men to have developed at least one disorder in their lifetime.

Table 2 Prevalence of at least one psychopathology over the lifetime in athletes with and without socio-environmental risk factors. Bible Studies for College Women Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by.

Anne Bogel (Goodreads Author) Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel. A consensus has emerged among trait theorists regarding a five-factor model of personality [5, 6].

There are many personality tests in existence, but a commonly accepted empirical model in the social sciences is called the Big-Five, or equivalently the Five-Factor Model (FFM) [7]. Blanco, Hill, and Piedmont [8] found that the five-factor model of. The effect personality has on sports performance has interested sports psychologists since the ’s, however conclusive evidence on whether personality directly affects personality has not been found.

Athletes show their own unique patterns of behaviour whilst participating in sports performance. The purpose of this study was to compare personality traits of female high school athletes to female collegiate athletes.

Eighty female athletes participated in the study. Forty-two of them competed at the high school level and thirty-eight participated at the college level. The high school subjects came from either Arcola, Casey/Westfield, or Charleston High School.

happy, retain athletes in their programs, and create and maintain a positive atmosphere for all athletes. However, successfully blending the personalities of female college athletes into one effective and successful team can be quite a challenge for coaches.

Women’s basketball coach. Eating Disorders in Female College Athletes: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment but occurs in 1% - 3% of young women (DSM-IV, ).

One study of female college students showed that 14% had binged and purged at least once Athletes tend to exemplify several personality characteristics commonly seen in individuals with eating.

Differences in personality, mood and coping ability between athletes of a high competitive level with long‐term injuries (n =81), with a mean age of years, and a matched non‐injured group (n =64), with a mean age of years, were self‐rating scales were employed: mood adjective check‐list, general coping questionnaire and Karolinska scales of personality.

Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. Women for the win. A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than forty s: Personality factors of university women participating in creative dance, speed swimming, or synchronized swimming.

based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution. Relatively few studies have used standardized psychological instruments to describe personality characteristics of women intercollegiate athletes.

Using members of women's intercollegiate volleyball teams from two midwestern conferences as subjects, this study investigated relationships of the four psychological factors underlying the Millon.

The aim of the study was to present certain personality traits of female athletes training selected combat sports. The authors claim that taking up the aforementioned activity is an attempt at. personality traits of the injured female athlete.

The significance of this study is to focus on the personality types of the injured athlete, particularly female athletes. It is hopeful that this investigation will help coaches and athletic trainers to learn about ways to identify female athletes with. traditionally appeared in the study of the athletes’ personality and which have 75 men and 73 women) and 58 non-athletes (22 men and 36 women) with ages ranging from 14 to 17 years.

PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES PERGAMON Personality and Individual Differences 25 () Personality characteristics of male and female participants in team sports Dennis M. O'Sullivan, Marvin Zuckerman*, Michael Kraft Department of Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark, DEU.S.A.

Received 28 July Abstract Males members of two college. A total of 71 male and female competitive, non-competitive and non-athletes were compared on Cattell's Sixteen Personality Factor (16 PF) and Rotter's locus of control questionnaires.

Athletes appeared more dominant and less imaginative than non-athletes. Of the 3 structural abnormalities observed in this study, excessive Q-angles have received the most attention as a predisposing factor for patellofemoral joint injuries in female athletes.

10 – 12, 14, 23 – 28 However, we found that none of the 9 athletes who sustained an overuse knee injury had an excessive Q. differences between male and female athletes in coping preferences (e.g., Bebetsos & Antoniou, ; Kowalski, Crocker, Hoar & Niefer, ).

Also, as suggested by the mainstream psychology literature, personality has been considered to be a moderator factor that could influence each aspect of the stress-coping process. However, little is. The study identified a higher prevalence of clinically relevant depressive symptoms among female athletes, suggesting that female college athletes may be at higher risk for depression than are male athletes—a conclusion considered in other preliminary efforts,6, 7 but confirmed in this study.

When analysed by gender and sport, the differences. The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical difficulties. dissatisfaction has on an individual’s well-being. Thus, the following study aims to: i) to examine critically the body image perceptions of female elite athletes, habitual exercisers, and inactive individuals; ii) to explore comparatively the body image perceptions of female elite athletes.

Personality and psychological factors as predictors of disordered eating among female collegiate athletes. Eating Disorders, 17, Raymond-Barker, P., Petroczi, A., & Quested, E. Assessment of nutritional knowledge in female athletes susceptible to the female athlete.

Female athletes experience a higher rate of eating disorders than non-athletes (4,24,43). Female athletes have an eating disorder prevalence of 15% to 62% compared to % to 3% in late adolescent and young adult female non-athletes (21).

Researchers (33) assessed disordered eating in female collegiate athletes (N = ) from three NCAA. A Penn State study of female athletes has linked psychological stress resulting from a poor body image, along with inadequate diet and excessive exercise, to transient menstrual disturbances that.

This longitudinal study documents changes in male and female athlete portrayals and representations over time. Buysse, J. A., & Wolte, S. (, July). A year longitudinal analysis of intercollegiate Division I media guides in a changing sports media landscape. Compared to recent research (8,39), this research study found a higher percentage of female athletes who were symptomatic.

Athlete's prevalence rate is an important factor, but understanding variables associated with increasing or decreasing risk factors for disordered eating is significant etiological information that should be evaluated (32). Davis, C., & Cowles, M.

A comparison of weight and diet concerns and personality factors among female athletes and non-athletes. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 33(5), Furst, D. M., & Tenebaum, G. A correlation of body-cathexis and anxiety in athletes and nonathletes. International Journal of Sport Psychol athletes: outstanding men and women athletes, and college men and women athletes.

Her data confirm the common finding that the average outstanding male athlete biophysically outperforms the average outstanding female athlete.

But the overlap is enormous and is a function of the type of sport. Female. • Female Division I student-athletes entering college during the academic year had higher graduation success rates than their non-athlete peers and male student-athletes. Female student-athlete graduation rates were seven percentage points higher than that of non-athlete female students (72%, compared to 65%).

books — voters Female Athletes. books — 64 voters. 8. Winning Sounds Like This: A Season with the Women’s Basketball Team at Gallaudet, the World’s Only University for the Deaf by Wayne Coffey. This is the motivational and sensational story of a women’s basketball team that in the season worked its way to an unbelievable defeat of the number one ranked team, the College of New Jersey, despite the challenges of being deaf.

Personality may also be a potential risk factor for athletes Thompson & Sherman, a, Thompson & Sherman, b. Self-esteem may be particularly relevant for athletes because they tend to derive their sense of self-esteem from sport performance, making them more likely to have fluctuations in their level of self-esteem (Johnson, ).

A comparison of weight and diet concerns and personality factors among female athletes and non-athletes. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 33, Davidson, T. E., & McCabe, M.P. More specifically, aesthetic sport athletes and those in weight-restricted sports such as rowing and horse racing (eg, jockeys)7,8 have been the focus of study on the prevalence of eating disorder risk,9–13 which ranges from 33% to 50% in aesthetic sports.2,12 However, no current investigators have estimated prevalence among female equestrian.

female team sport college athlete and the female team sport recreational player Tracy Laura Jaynes much appreciation goes to the athletes who participated in the study for without them the study wouldn't have been possible.


by Noël Suzanne Harmon. An Abstract. Of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the. requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in. Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Student Development. in the Graduate College of The.My study examines the factors women athletes identify as influences on their participation in sports.

The findings show that there are both obstacles and facilitators which influence their participation in sport. Interpersonal, intrapersonal, recommendations and environmental factors are facilitators to participation in sports while obstacles.