Aggression and violence in sport: An ISSP position stand

G. Tenenbaum, E. Stewart, R. N. Singer, J. Duda

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Violent and aggressive behaviours have become common in a large variety of sport. The antecedents and consequences of such behaviours are outlined in the position statement issued by the International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP). The ISSP recommends several actions be taken to minimize such acts in sport and encourages education of young athletes in line with fair-play ethics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-150
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Aggression
  • Sports
  • Violence


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