Personality of Women-Gymnasts Taking Part in Individual and Group Competitions in Abnormal Situation
M. M. Kashapov, T. V. Ogorodova, L. V. Timofeeva
The analysis of differences of personality qualities of women-gymnasts taking part in group and individual competitive events is given. The author determined that though the structure of gymnasts’ personality qualities is generally equal, there are certain psychological differences depending on their specialty within the sport. The substructure of personality orientation shows internal orientation of gymnasts performing at individual sport events, and a higher level of subjective control regarding leading activity of gymnasts participating in group events. The personality qualities structure of all gymnasts is homogeneous. Meanwhile personality structure of gymnasts performing in group events is generally more organized both in orientation substructureand in individual psychological processes.
athlete’s personality, rhythmic sportive gymnastics, orientation, motivation