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ERIC Number: EJ853028
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Threats and Aggression Directed at Soccer Referees: An Empirical Phenomenological Psychological Study
Friman, Margareta; Nyberg, Claes; Norlander, Torsten
Qualitative Report, v9 n4 p652-672 Dec 2004
A descriptive qualitative analysis of in-depth interviews involving seven provincial Soccer Association referees was carried out in order to find out how referees experience threats and aggression directed to soccer referees. The Empirical Phenomenological Psychological method (EPP-method) was used. The analysis resulted in thirty categories which were summarized in six themes. The main themes described the perceived causes of threat, reactions to threat, how the referees manage stressful situations, and their motives to referee.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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