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Titre du document / Document title

Personality profile of subjects engaged in high physical risk sports

Auteur(s) / Author(s)

GOMA I FREIXANET M. ;

Affiliation(s) du ou des auteurs / Author(s) Affiliation(s)

Autonomous univ. Barcelona, dep. medical psychology, Bellaterra Catalonia 08193, ESPAGNE

Résumé / Abstract

The present study investigated the relationship between some personality traits and participation in high physical risk sports. Twenty-seven alpinists, 72 mountaineering-related sportsmen, 221 sportsmen and 54 subjects not engaged in any risky activity, were administered the Sensation Seeking Scale, the EPQ, the Impulsiveness Scale of the IVE, the Socialization Scale of the CPI, and the Susceptibility to Punishment and Reward Scales. The results seem to indicate that there exists a personality profile of subjects engaged in high physical risk normative activities who share the following characteristics : extraversion, emotional stability, conformity to social norms, and seeking thrill and experience by socialized means

Revue / Journal Title

Personality and individual differences    ISSN  0191-8869   CODEN PEIDD9 

Source / Source

1991, vol. 12, no10, pp. 1087-1093 (25 ref.)

Langue / Language

Anglais

Editeur / Publisher

Elsevier, Kidlington, ROYAUME-UNI  (1980) (Revue)

Mots-clés anglais / English Keywords

Sport

;

Risk factor

;

Personality

;

Human

;

Mots-clés français / French Keywords

Sport

;

Facteur risque

;

Personnalité

;

Homme

;

Mots-clés espagnols / Spanish Keywords

Deporte

;

Factor riesgo

;

Personalidad

;

Hombre

;

Localisation / Location

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 18816, 35400001059220.0130

Nº notice refdoc (ud4) : 5596973



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