Aggression in sport


Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (now Ophea)
Todd Loughead

The author discusses the rise of violence in sports and attempts to define the concept of "aggression". He distinguishes between agression and assertiveness and examines the role of the coach in modifying players' behaviour. A list of recommendations is given for coaches and administrators to use to reduce aggression. Originally published in OPHEA Journal, Fall 1999.

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