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Elite athletes are higher on grit but lower on conscientiousness than a comparison sample of non-athletes

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Elite athletes are higher on grit but lower on conscientiousness than a comparison sample of non-athletes. / From, Line ; Olesen, Martin Hammershøj; Thomsen, Dorthe Kirkegaard.

I: Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (SJSEP), Bind 2, 2020, s. 2-7.

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From, L, Olesen, MH & Thomsen, DK 2020, 'Elite athletes are higher on grit but lower on conscientiousness than a comparison sample of non-athletes', Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (SJSEP), bind 2, s. 2-7. https://doi.org/10.7146/sjsep.v2i0.115111

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From, Line , Martin Hammershøj Olesen, og Dorthe Kirkegaard Thomsen. "Elite athletes are higher on grit but lower on conscientiousness than a comparison sample of non-athletes". Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (SJSEP). 2020, 2. 2-7. https://doi.org/10.7146/sjsep.v2i0.115111

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From, Line ; Olesen, Martin Hammershøj ; Thomsen, Dorthe Kirkegaard. / Elite athletes are higher on grit but lower on conscientiousness than a comparison sample of non-athletes. I: Scandinavian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (SJSEP). 2020 ; Bind 2. s. 2-7.

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