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Gravitation Versus Change: Explaining the Relationship Between Personality Traits and Martial Arts Training

By Brandon L. Sieg, M.S.




Gravitation Versus Change: Explaining the Relationship Between Personality Traits and Martial Arts Training

Can martial arts training actually induce a change in personality within the practitioner? In sport psychology, this “change hypothesis” is in contrast to the “gravitation hypothesis,” which states certain personalities are already formed and attracted to the martial arts from inner drives. The author presents a review of existing related research.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 13 No. 3 (2004): 16 pages.


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