International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physical Education | Vietnam | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


Correlation between Personality Traits and Achievement Motivation in Chinese Wushu Athletes

Le Thi My Hanh | Tran Minh Tuan


Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find out the correlation of personality on achievement motivation in case of Chinese Wushu athletes. Methods: 150 Chinese professional Wushu athletes (aged 18-25) were randomly chosen to find out the correlation of personality on achievement motivation. The Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire and Individual Difference in Achieving Tendency Questionnaire were used to identify personal traits and achievement motivation. Results: Both genders (male and female) in Taolu had the same rule-consciousness personality correlated with the achievement motivation. Besides, there was a similar correlation in reasoning and rule-consciousness personalities between Taolu and Sanshou in female athletes (not reported in male) on achievement motivation. Implications for another personality on achievement motivation in male and female were reported. Personality plays important role in the different of Wushu contents (Taolu and Sanshou) as well as in genders (except the rule-consciousness and reasoning). Female Wushu athletes had more complicated in personality traits which correlated with achievement motivation than male athletes.


Keywords: Achievement Motivation, Chinese Wushu athletes, Personality traits, Sanshou and Taolu contents


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 822 - 825



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