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ERIC Number: EJ207306
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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The Prediction of Performance of Olympic Athletes in Discus, Hammer, Javelin, and Shotput from Measures of Personality Characteristics.
Ward, G. Robert; And Others
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v39 n1 p197-201 Spr 1979
For each of four subsamples of Olympic-quality athletes--14 discus, 8 hammer, 11 javelin, and 12 shotput measures of 19 personality constructs yielded only two statistically significant validity coefficients (out of 76 possible significant indices) in the prediction of average length of throw. (Author/JKS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire