Taiikugaku kenkyu (Japan Journal of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences)
Online ISSN : 1881-7718
Print ISSN : 0484-6710
ISSN-L : 0484-6710
A Study On the Relationship between Personality Traits and Preference of Sporst.
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1961 Volume 5 Issue 4 Pages 116-123


The aim of this study was to clarify the following two points. First, to examine the relationship between personality traits and preference of different sports activities. This is a cross-cultural study of Flanagan's and the method of this study is nearly same of him. In the second, to compare personality traits of one who prefer to some sports with beginner of the same sports club. Results are in summary as follows: 1. Students who prefer to baseball and basketball possess most positive personality traits. 2. Students whe prefer to baseball or basketball are ranked next. .3. Students who prefer to badminton possess least positive personality traits. 4. Tendencies as above exist among beginners of baseball, basketball and badminton clubs as well.

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