عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between risk-taking and aggression in bodybuilders. This was a correlational, causal-comparative study. The population of this study included all bodybuilders of fitness clubs in Urmia city among which 50 male and 50 female with at least one year and maximum five years history of regular exercise were selected in a convenient manner. Bass and Perry aggression questionnaire and Zuckerman mixed questionnaire were used to collect the data. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and independent t-test. Results showed that there was significant positive correlation between aggression and risk-taking (p=0.015). Independenat t-test analysis showed a significant difference between men and women in risk-taking (p<0.01) and aggression (p<0.05); namely the average of risk-taking and aggression was significantly higher in men than women. Given the fact that taking risk to achieve ambitious goals is one of the most valuable features among communities,it should be taken in moderation. People should not take unbearable risks because high risks jeopardizes mental health.
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