Competition-Aggression Relationship Reviewed
- Conservatism and Aggression Don't Mix in Ice Hockey. // Journal of Sport Psychology;1982, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p26
The article reports on a study that attempted to determine whether or not conservatism affects aggression in hockey. 203 Canadian ice hockey players were assessed for the relationship between conservatism, birth order, leadership status, and aggression during the Canadian Winter Games, revealing...
- Black Power. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Sep1988, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p237
The article reports on a study that attempted to determine whether sports teams that wear black uniforms are more aggressive than those who do not. Results indicated that general perceptions associated black uniforms with malevolence and strength, and that teams wearing black were likely to rank...
- Power Is Not A Dirty Word. // Journal of Sport Psychology;1981, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p10
The article suggests that competition and power in sports contests provides a positive and productive force for participants. Traditional views of competition, which characterize it as mutual destruction or a gain-loss encounter, are mistaken. Competition can frequently result in mutual respect...
- Realistic Attitudes for Opponents. // Journal of Sport Psychology;1983, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p154
The article discusses attitudes towards opponents in competitive sports. Attitudes towards opponents are believed to be consciously learned, habitually directional dispositions for behaviors before and during events. Several factors are considered, including general performance ability, mood,...
- On Emotion in Sport: Theoretical and Social Psychological Perspectives. Vallerand, Robert J. // Journal of Sport Psychology;1983, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p197
The article presents a critical assessment of four major cognitive theories of emotion, and an examination of their strengths and weakness when applied to sports psychology. A formulation of issues for a social psychology of emotion in sport is presented. To fully understand emotion as...
- PERCEPTIONS OF SPORT FANS: AN EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATION BASED ON AGGRESSIVE AND CHEATING PROPENSITIES. Bernache-Assollant, Burl; Chantal, Yves // International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar2009, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p32
This exploratory investigation examined female non sport fans' (NSFs) impressions of male and female sport fans (SFs) who were supporting either a male or female sextyped sport. Based on the basic tenets of contemporary models of person perception (Bodenhausen et al., 2007; Brewer, 1988; Devine,...
- FAMILY MOTIVATION AND A MORE ACCURATE CLASSIFICATION OF PREFERENCES FOR AGGRESSIVE SPORTS. Wann, Daniel L.; Ensor, Christi L. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr2001, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p603
Studies family motivation and accurate classification of preferences for aggressive sports. Lack of difference between men and women in family motivation; Higher mean aggression index of men; Pearson correlations with aggressive sports.
- Hot Under the Collar. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Dec1995, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p458
Presents an abstract of the article `Hot Temperatures, Hostile Affect, Hostile Cognition, and Arousal: Tests of a General Model of Affective Aggression,' by C.A. Anderson et al, from the `Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.'
- Comparison of aggressive behavior between men and women in sport. Lenzi, Alessandro; Bianco, Ilaria // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb97, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p139
Compares the correlation of aggressiveness behavior between sports-minded men and women. Use of factor scores and total scores on Italian version of the Buss and Durkee questionnaire; Means of controlling aggressiveness; Need for conformity to cultural stereotypes.