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Stimulation Demand in Skiers Versus Skiing Training Results

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Purpose. The following paper aims to examine the influence of sensation seeking on training results of skiers with different needs for stimulation, and to verify the hypothesis that people with higher needs of stimulation can achieve better results in skiing technique tests. Basic procedures. In order to verify the research hypothesis, a number of tests were carried out, including Zuckerman's Sensation Seeking Scale. Forty-one participants in skiing courses were examined. The results achieved by the subjects in skiing technique trials and in sports tests during the course were taken as the dependent variable. In addition, correlations were established between the sensation seeking scale results and the skiing theory test results. Main findings. The results showed a gender-related diversification of the main factors of stimulation demand, such as thrill and adventure seeking, as well as differences in the general level of stimulation demand. A correlation was established between stimulation demand and skiing technique test results only among women (0.74**, 0.59**). Conclusions. The skiers examined - regardless of their sex - reveal a high level of stimulation needs in thrill and adventure seeking. It can also be stated that the correlation between stimulation demand and success in skiing training is statistically significant in the sample under examination (0.65*).
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9
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1
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51-55
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2008-06-01
online
2008-06-23
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  • Department of Psychology, University School of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland
  • Department of Various Sports and Organization of Camps, University School of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland
  • Department of Psychology, University School of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland
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