Investigation and Comparison of Aggression in Olympic and Non-Olympic Athletes of Sport Fields
Mohammad Hassan Boostani 1*, Mohammad Ali Boostani 2, Ali Mohammad Rezaei 3, Mohammad Ali Kohanpour 4
1, 2 Islamic Azad University, Arsanjan Branch - Young Researchers Club, Iran; 3 Department of psychology, faculty of psychology, Islamic Azad University, Arsanjan Branch, Fars, Iran; 4 Departmentof Exercise Physiology, faculty of physical education and sports sciences, Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran. Corresponding author; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract: Many of sport psychological researchers consider aggression and violence as a serious problem in sport especially contact fields that follow annually a lot of privation and harms for athletes and responsibles. In the some direction this research do with the aim of investigation of aggression situation in Olympic athletes of contactable sport fields and non-Olympic, compare these fields with each other and compare with non-athletes. 96 number of elite athletes of different sport fields, taekwondo, judo, wrestling, boxing (as an athlete’s of Olympic sport fields), karate, wu shu, kickboxing and kung fu (as an athlete’s of non-Olympic sport fields) with having at least international place in his field, along with 96 non-athletes take part in this research. Findings of research shows significant difference in different components of aggression among research groups (p<0.001). Significant difference was seen among Olympic athletes in contactable sport fields and non-Olympic and also non-athletes, generally from an aggression point, and aggression components. Research Findings of research shows that Olympic athletes in sport fields has less aggression from non-Olympic athletes in sport fields, that this important shows great effects of Olympic movement purposes in sports and moral, mental and psychological characteristics of elite athletes of Olympic sport fields. Just as important purposes of Olympic movement, is promoting and developing moral and physical characteristics of individuals and education of youth through sport, according to results of this research and same researches find that Olympic games is something higher than holding a number of competitions every four years in part of a world .In fact, in depth of it, hidden moral, basic aims and education of Olympic movement and philosophy in international level.
[Boostani MH, Boostani MA, Rezaei AM, Kohanpour MA. Investigation and Comparison of Aggression in Olympic and Non-Olympic Athletes of Sport Fields. J Am Sci 2012;8(10):171-174]. (ISSN: 1545-1003).http://www.jofamericanscience.org. 25
Keywords: Aggression; Olympic games; Olympic movement; Sport psychology; Violence Full Text 25