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Personen bakom den Kvinnliga Extremsportaren

Ardow, Isabella LU and Lagerstedt, Malin LU (2014) PSYK01 20132
Department of Psychology
Abstract
This study reports the findings of research about female extreme athletes. The aim of the study was to identify differences in personality and anxiety between female extreme athletes, male extreme athletes and exercisers. Big Five personality trait scale and State Trait Anxiety Inventory was used. Further the experience of Flow was measured to find differences between extreme athletes, exercisers, gender and skill level, using Dispositional Flow Scale- 2. The results found that female extreme athletes have lower anxiety and higher extraversion and openness than exercisers. Furthermore results show that the personality traits of extreme athletes are positively correlated with the experience of flow and that skill level is a dependent... (More)
This study reports the findings of research about female extreme athletes. The aim of the study was to identify differences in personality and anxiety between female extreme athletes, male extreme athletes and exercisers. Big Five personality trait scale and State Trait Anxiety Inventory was used. Further the experience of Flow was measured to find differences between extreme athletes, exercisers, gender and skill level, using Dispositional Flow Scale- 2. The results found that female extreme athletes have lower anxiety and higher extraversion and openness than exercisers. Furthermore results show that the personality traits of extreme athletes are positively correlated with the experience of flow and that skill level is a dependent variable. (Less)
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author
Ardow, Isabella LU and Lagerstedt, Malin LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En jämförelse mellan kvinnliga och manliga extremsportare och motionärer i personlighet, ångest och upplevelsen av flow
course
PSYK01 20132
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
anxiety, personality, extreme sport, gender, flow
language
Swedish
id
4294365
date added to LUP
2014-02-12 08:51:37
date last changed
2014-02-12 08:51:37
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  abstract     = {This study reports the findings of research about female extreme athletes. The aim of the study was to identify differences in personality and anxiety between female extreme athletes, male extreme athletes and exercisers. Big Five personality trait scale and State Trait Anxiety Inventory was used. Further the experience of Flow was measured to find differences between extreme athletes, exercisers, gender and skill level, using Dispositional Flow Scale- 2. The results found that female extreme athletes have lower anxiety and higher extraversion and openness than exercisers. Furthermore results show that the personality traits of extreme athletes are positively correlated with the experience of flow and that skill level is a dependent variable.},
  author       = {Ardow, Isabella and Lagerstedt, Malin},
  keyword      = {anxiety,personality,extreme sport,gender,flow},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Personen bakom den Kvinnliga Extremsportaren},
  year         = {2014},
}