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Title: Characteristics of the dimensions and sub-dimensions of young basketball players' personalities
Authors: Piñar López, María Isabel
Cárdenas Vélez, David
Alarcón López, Francisco
Escobar-Molina, Raquel
Estévez-López, Fernando
Torre Ramos, Elisa
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: The aim of the present work is to assess the personality traits of young basketball players aged 16-18 years (n=186) through the description of the dimensions and sub-dimension from the Big Five Questionnaire (BFQ) regarding personality. This was a non-experimental study in which a descriptive transversal design was used. The results that were obtained indicate the players in the selected sample are characterized as people who are: a) moderately dynamic, extraverted and dominant; b) moderately altruistic, understanding and tolerant; c) moderately responsible, orderly, and diligent; d) moderately balanced, calm, patient, and able to manage their emotions moderately well; and e) rather uncreative, unimaginative, and not well informed.
Publisher: Universidad de las Islas Baleares
Keywords: Personality
Big-five model
Young players
Basketball
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/33121
ISSN: 1132-239X
Citation: Piñar, M.I.; et al. Characteristics of the dimensions and sub-dimensions of young basketball players' personalities. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 18(3): 415-419 (2009). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/33121]
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