Personality in sport: A comprehensive review.

Article English OPEN
ALLEN, Mark; Greenlees, Iain; JONES, Marc;

This review addresses personality in organised sport. We describe the extant literature that has explored personality effects on athletic success and population based differences before hypothesising how sport participation may contribute to personality development. We ... View more
  • References (93)
    93 references, page 1 of 10

    Aidman, E. V. (2007). Attribute-based selection for success: The role of personality attributes in long-term predictions of achievement in sport. The Journal of the American Board of Sport Psychology, 3, 1-18.

    Alarcon, G., Eschleman, K. J., & Bowling, N. A. (2009). Relationship between personality variables and burnout: A meta-analysis. Work & Stress, 23(3), 244-263.

    Allen, M. S., Frings, D., & Hunter, S. (2012). Personality, coping, and challenge and threat states in athletes. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

    Allen, M. S., Greenlees, I., & Jones, M. V. (2011). An investigation of the five-factor model of personality and coping behaviour in sport. Journal of Sports Sciences, 29(8), 841- 850.

    Allport, G. W. (1927). Concepts of trait and personality. Psychological Bulletin, 24(5), 284- 293.

    Allport, G. W. (1937). Personality: A psychological interpretation. New York, NY: Holt.

    Arias, B., Aguilera, M., Moya, J., Sáiz, P. A., Villa, H., Ibáñez, M. I., … Fananás, L. (2012). The role of genetic variability in the SLC6A4, BDNF and GABRA6 genes in anxietyrelated traits. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 125, 194-202.

    Asendorpf, J. B. (2003). Head-to-head comparison of the predictive validity of personality types and dimensions. European Journal of Personality, 17, 327-346.

    Baker, J. (2007). Nature and nurture interact to create expert performers. High Ability Studies, 18(1), 57-58.

    Barenbaum, N. B., & Winter, D. G. (2008). History of modern personality theory and research. In O. P. John, R. W. Robins, & L. A. Pervin (Eds.), Handbook of personality: Theory and research (3rd ed., pp. 3-26). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark