THE DIFFERENCES IN GENDER, WUSHU CONTENTS OF PERSONALITY TRAITS AND ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION – A CASE STUDY OF VIETNAM PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES / SỰ KHÁC BIỆT VỀ GIỚI TÍNH, ĐẶC ĐIỂM CÁ NHÂN VÀ ĐỘNG LỰC THÀNH TÍCH MÔN WUSHU - NGHIÊN CỨU TÌNH HUỐNG CÁC VẬN ĐỘNG VIÊN CHUYÊN NGHIỆP VIỆT NAM

Le Thi My Hanh, Tran Minh Tuan

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The purpose of this study was to find out the differences between male and female Wushu athletes, in line with Taolu and Sanshou contents due to their personality and achievement motivation as the nature of Games. By using the general research methods in sports, the results of this study indicated the liveliness personality in avoid fail of males was higher than females Sanshou athletes. Besides, female Taolu athletes have higher scores of dominance and liveliness personalities in total achievement motivation than Sanshou athletes, while female Sanshou athletes have higher scores of liveliness personality in “avoid fail” than Taolu athletes. Moreover, the results did not have the outstanding personality traits in any levels of achievement motivation and no differences between Taolu and Sanshou contents in male professional athletes. In short, males Sanshou athletes should focus on liveliness personality with “avoid fail” in achievement motivation. Female Taolu athletes may pay attention on dominance and liveliness personalities through “total motivation”, while female Sanshou athletes were in good of liveliness personality through “avoid fail” motivation.

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personality, achievement motivation, Taolu & Sanshou contents, genders, Wushu professional athletes

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v6i12.3716

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