publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Sensation seeking in males involved in recreational high risk sports

Monika Guszkowska; Agnieszka Boldak;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Sep 2010 Journal: Biology of Sport, volume 27, issue 3, pages 157-162
  • Publisher: Termedia Publishing House
Abstract
The study examined sensation seeking intensity level in males involved in recreational high risk sports and investigated whether its level depends on type of sport practised. Additionally, in case of parachutists, sport experience of study participants were scrutinised with regard to its possible impact on the level of sensation seeking.The research involved 217 males aged 17 to 45, practising recreational high risk sports, namely: parachuting (n=98); wakeboarding (n=30); snowboarding (n=30); scuba diving (n=22); alpinism (n=20); paragliding (n=17). The control group included 54 men not involved in sports. Polish version of Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS-IV) of Zu...
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Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: sensation seeking, high risk sports, men, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Physiology (medical), Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, lcsh:Sports medicine, lcsh:RC1200-1245, lcsh:Biology (General), lcsh:QH301-705.5, Psychology, Recreation, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine
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