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date: 12 August 2020

Risk-Taking Behavior 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport
Author(s):
Martyn BeavenMartyn BEAVEN, Nicholas GillNicholas GILL, Don SelfDon SELF, Carolyn Sara FindleyCarolyn Sara FINDLEY, Mark StrangerMark STRANGER

Risk taking or sensation seeking is a key element of extreme sports. Researchers have tied various physiological, socio-cultural, and psychological factors and processes to participation in extreme sports, and it seems that a combination of factors is associated with risk taking. ...

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