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Die verband tussen sensasie-soekendheid en risikovolle vryetydsaktiwiteite

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dc.contributor.author Steynberg L en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T07:16:44Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T07:16:44Z
dc.date.created 1995 en
dc.date.submitted 1998 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/10307
dc.description.abstract Marvin Zuckerman's sensation-seeking model has proved to have strong relevance to explain and predict certain kinds of risky behaviour, especially within the domain of high risk leisure activities. Sensation-seeking is seen as a stable individual personality trait where individuals can be distinguished as low, moderate or high sensation-seekers. Studies carried out on the sports fields have demonstrated that high sensation-seekers seem to be more involved in sport disciplines in which physical and social risk-taking is very high. The present study tests the prediction that high risk sports are chosen by high sensation-seeking subjects. The relationship between sensation-seeking and participation in parachute jumping, scuba diving and playing rugby has been studied. The general trend of the results supports Zuckerman's theory and predictions on sensation-seeking and preferences for high risk sporting activities. The results also correlate positively with international research in this field. The theoretical and practical relevance of the sensation-seeking model to explain high risk sport and leisure activities is discussed. en
dc.language Afrikaans en
dc.subject Sociology en
dc.subject Social organization en
dc.title Die verband tussen sensasie-soekendheid en risikovolle vryetydsaktiwiteite en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree MA en


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