Author(s): Selahattin AKPINAR, Öznur AKPINAR

The investigation of the work was to examine the relationship with the personality and mental toughness of doing sports at universities students. The work consisted of 80 females and 120 males, totally 200. For this study, Eysenck Personality Qestinnaire developed by Francis et al. (1992) and Sport Mental Toughness Questionnaire developed by Sheard et al. (2009) were used. The unique sample, Kolmogorov Smirnov Test, was used in order to determine if the measurements are proper for normal dispersion. According to this, canonical correlation analysis to find the relationship between two variable sets were performed. As a result; it was found that there was a meaningful relationship between sub-dimensions of the mental toughness and personality.


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