TITLE

Personality and absence in sport context

AUTHOR(S)
Reza, Nikbakhsh
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
TTEM- Technics Technologies Education Management;2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p786
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study was designed and performed with the purpose of determining the relationship between Five Factor model of personality and absenteeism in sport context. Statistical population in this research was the elite male basketball players and samples were the entire super league basketball player in Iran (195 persons). Absenteeism and previous absence (absence history) were collected from club records. Also, athlete's personality characteristics determined by personality inventory (McRae & Costa) and individual attributes and demographic variables by using checklist. The Pearson Chi-square test was used for examining hypothesis. The results showed that there were average neuroticism score, high extraversion score, average openness to experience score, low agreeableness score, average conscientiousness score of elite basketball players in comparison with normal males. Also, the result of present study showed that there were no significant relationships between neuroticism, extraversion, and openness to experience, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and absence (P< 0/05). There were not any significant relationships between demography characteristics (age, education, marital status, experience in basketball, experience in basketball league, and experience in basketball national team membership), and previous absence (absence history) with present absence (P< 0/05). Based on the finding of this research it seems that: The Big Five factor of personality in basketball context isn't a useful instrument for absence counter-productive behavior test and organizations can control absence by changing environment or giving disciplinary instructions to athletes.
ACCESSION #
79788227

 

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