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Personality and Sport Psych 479SE
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Research on personality in sport Psychological skills (e.g., coping with adversity, concentration) were more important than physical skills for minor-league baseball players (Smith & Christensen, 1995)
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Research on personality in sport Mental planning an important strategy for success for Olympic athletes (Orlick & Partington, 1988)
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The “iceberg profile” Originated by Morgan (1979) Terry (1995), however, warned that such a profile should not be used to “identify champions”
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Research on personality in sport Women involved in sports wherein thinness is seen as ideal (e.g., gymnastics, figure skating) showed more body dissatisfaction and greater
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