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Maria Grazia Monaci and Francesca Veronesi

in turn may trigger aggressive behaviors linked to feelings of anger more frequently than in other disciplines. With these premises, the aim of the present study was to investigate gender differences in anger experience, expression and control and the anger-performance relationship in tennis players

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Rob J. Rotunda and Stuart Ryan

rare and typically lack methodological rigor. Investigations have examined a variety of psychosocial dimensions thought to be associated with MA practice, including self-concept, self-esteem, confidence, aggressive behaviors, mood, emotional and attentional control, and other personality traits ( Delva

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Mariya A. Yukhymenko-Lescroart

). doi:10.1123/iscj.2018-0029 10.1123/iscj.2018-0029 Silva , J.M. ( 1980 ). Understanding aggressive behavior and its effects upon athletic performance . In W.F. Straub (Ed.), Sport psychology: An analysis of athlete behavior ( 2nd ed. , pp.  177 – 186 ). Ithaca, NY : Mouvement . United States

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Wonseok Jang, Yong Jae Ko, Daniel L. Wann and Daehwan Kim

, Mead, & Ariely, 2011 ), creative ( Price & Yates, 2015 ), and aggressive behaviors (e.g., Stucke & Baumeister, 2006 ). In addition, research has shown that energy influenced ability to perform cognitively oriented tasks (e.g., Choi & Fishbach, 2011 ) and SWB, such as life satisfaction (e.g., Kasser

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Gregory W. Heath and John Bilderback

techniques. Playcheck has previously been used to examine children’s aggressive behavior on playgrounds and the effects of an environmental intervention on activity levels of adolescents before, during, and after school in 24 middle schools. 10 During a scan of a target area (ie, an observation sweep moving

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Samuel R. Nyman

symptoms that can develop among people with dementia ( Rabins, 1994 ). For example, operant conditioning has been used to reduce aggressive behavior among people with dementia in long-term care ( Vaccaro, 1988 ). With classical conditioning, the pairing of two stimuli could develop the expectation of one

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Akira Asada and Yong Jae Ko

literature has focused primarily on positive aspects of sport socialization, it could also cause negative results in society. When sports fans gather together, they sometimes exhibit aggressive behaviors, including verbal abuse, fighting, assault, vandalism, and riot ( Russell, 2004 ; Spaaij, 2014 ). For

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Benjamin G. Serpell, Barry G. Horgan, Carmen M.E. Colomer, Byron Field, Shona L. Halson and Christian J. Cook

assertiveness and cognitive processing, enhancing decision making and skill execution. 12 Testosterone may be regulated by glucocorticoid hormones, such as cortisol, and vice versa. 12 Cortisol, generally considered a “stress” hormone, in a sporting context may be arousing and can lead to increased aggressive

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Sebastian Altfeld, Paul Schaffran, Jens Kleinert and Michael Kellmann

preserve productivity Consumption of sleep-inducing or pain-reducing drugs Social Reduced interest in social activities Impression of being used by others (e.g., colleagues or employer) Aggressive behavior Reduced empathy regarding others (reduced capability to listen to others) Depersonalisation Note

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Maria Kavussanu and Christopher Ring

). In his seminal study, which examined moral disengagement empirically, Bandura, Barbaranelli, Caprara, and Pastorelli ( 1996 ) reported that moral disengagement was a negative predictor of anticipated guilt, which, in turn, negatively predicted aggressive behavior in school children. In the context of