Limitations to Personality Profiling in Sport

Proof
A link between personality types and sport performance cannot be proved.
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Evidence
There is no evidence that an ideal sport personality exists.
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Subjectivity
Conclusions ma be influence by personal opinions rather than scientific evidence.
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Invalidity
Profiling results are often inaccurate and invalid.
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Modification
The performer may unconsciously modify their behaviour to match up to the profile ascribed to them.
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Reliability
Many profiles are calculated by using self-report questionnaire studies.
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Stereotyping
There is a danger that profiling will stereotype a person.
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There is no evidence that an ideal sport personality exists.

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Evidence

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Conclusions ma be influence by personal opinions rather than scientific evidence.

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Profiling results are often inaccurate and invalid.

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The performer may unconsciously modify their behaviour to match up to the profile ascribed to them.

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