oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Sensation-seeking as a personality trait and the incidence of rugby injuries

Volume 7, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



An investigation was undertaken to ascertain the link between sensation seeking as a personality trait and the incidence of injury among rugby players. Four hundred questionnaires were given to the managers of 20 provincial high school rugby teams to be distributed among their players. In addition to demographic and injury information, the questionnaires included Zuckerman�s Sensation Seeking Scale.

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