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Syskonplacerings influens på fotbollsspelares spelposition

Albinsson, Per LU and Johansson, Madeleine LU (2009) PSYK01 20092
Department of Psychology
Abstract (Swedish)
The aim of this study was to examine whether or not there is a correlation between soccer position, personality and birth order. A total of 82 questionnaires was handed out and collected from four soccer teams from semiprofessional Swedish leagues, two male teams and two female. The player’s questionnaire consisted of their usual position on the soccer pitch, information about their siblings such as age, gender and finally a part where they judged their own personality from a set of 16 different personality traits. We did not get any major significant results that indicate correlation between birth order, personality and position on the soccer pitch. There were however some tendencies that these three aspects correlated in some of the... (More)
The aim of this study was to examine whether or not there is a correlation between soccer position, personality and birth order. A total of 82 questionnaires was handed out and collected from four soccer teams from semiprofessional Swedish leagues, two male teams and two female. The player’s questionnaire consisted of their usual position on the soccer pitch, information about their siblings such as age, gender and finally a part where they judged their own personality from a set of 16 different personality traits. We did not get any major significant results that indicate correlation between birth order, personality and position on the soccer pitch. There were however some tendencies that these three aspects correlated in some of the personality traits. Most of our findings did not match the earlier research conducted in this area, some of it were even contradictive to previous research. (Less)
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Albinsson, Per LU and Johansson, Madeleine LU
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PSYK01 20092
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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personality traits, birth order, soccer position, soccer team, gender, siblings, family size
language
Swedish
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1535854
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2010-02-03 15:02:55
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2010-02-03 15:02:55
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study was to examine whether or not there is a correlation between soccer position, personality and birth order. A total of 82 questionnaires was handed out and collected from four soccer teams from semiprofessional Swedish leagues, two male teams and two female. The player’s questionnaire consisted of their usual position on the soccer pitch, information about their siblings such as age, gender and finally a part where they judged their own personality from a set of 16 different personality traits. We did not get any major significant results that indicate correlation between birth order, personality and position on the soccer pitch. There were however some tendencies that these three aspects correlated in some of the personality traits. Most of our findings did not match the earlier research conducted in this area, some of it were even contradictive to previous research.},
  author       = {Albinsson, Per and Johansson, Madeleine},
  keyword      = {personality traits,birth order,soccer position,soccer team,gender,siblings,family size},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Syskonplacerings influens på fotbollsspelares spelposition},
  year         = {2009},
}