Mental toughness and attitudes to risk-taking

Lee Crust, Richard KEEGAN

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This paper tested the relationship between mental toughness and attitudes towards risk-taking in undergraduate student athletes attending two Universities in the North of England. A sample of 69 men (M age = 22.2. years, s= 5.28) and 36 women (M age = 24.6. years, s= 7.67) participated and ranged from club to national level in a variety of sports. Participants gave informed consent before completing questionnaires to assess mental toughness and attitudes towards risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-168
Number of pages5
JournalPersonality and Individual Differences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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