Personality - Sports Psychology

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Jessica
  • Created on: 30-05-14 14:28


Unique characteristics of a performer making them act the way they do, knowing a performer’s personality can ensure optimum performance.



-       Eysenck

-       Performers are born with a personality that is innate (born with), enduring (long lasting), predisposition (motives formed earlier) and underlying (part of the person).

-       Extrovert – Outgoing, likes to work with other people/sociable, work under high arousal situations, likes feedback, seek challenges and take risks.

-       Introvert – Prefer to work alone, isolated, work under low arousal situations, they don’t like receiving feedback and avoid taking challenges and risks.

-       Neurotic – behavior is unpredictable and changeable, tend to


No comments have yet been made

Similar Physical Education resources:

See all Physical Education resources »See all Sports psychology resources »