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Research in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Sport Personality Eysenck Cripps Cook-SPECC

Much early research in sport looked at the personality variables in various sports, attempting to link them with success. Not surprisingly, there was little correlation and so attention turned to other ways of linking personality attributes and sport performance.
Understanding the personality traits of athletes is however an important tool when the psychologist wishes to establish an ongoing relationship with an athlete, in coaching, in management and indeed in research generally.

SPECC is a sport version of ECCOS, the valid and reliable interpretation of the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (Eysenck H. J. and Eysenck S.B.G. 1991).

My colleague Dr Mark Cook and I have developed SPECC specifically for use by research students, sport psychologists, coaches and managers in sport and exercise contexts.

We would be delighted to discuss your requirements in this respect, so please contact us at any time, by telephone, Internet or writing in.