TITLE

An Evaluation of Fear of Success in Female and Male Athletes and Nonathletes

AUTHOR(S)
Silva III, John M.
PUB. DATE
March 1982
SOURCE
Journal of Sport Psychology;1982, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an evaluation of fear of success in female and male athletes and nonathletes. The phenomenon of fear of success is motivated for different reasons in females than in males, with women having a higher fear of success than men. In addition, those with high fears of success attributed winning to external factors and losing to internal factors.
ACCESSION #
20723665

 

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