Characteristics of the dimensions and sub-dimensions of young basketball players' personalities
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AutorPiñar López, María Isabel; Cárdenas Vélez, David; Alarcón López, Francisco; Escobar-Molina, Raquel; Estévez-López, Fernando; Torre Ramos, Elisa
Universidad de las Islas Baleares
PersonalityBig-five modelYoung playersBasketball
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]
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.