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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Anastasiya Kushniruk
Relationship Between Individual Social Capital and Successfulness in Sport
Applied Social Psychology
(Master’s programme)
9
2019
This paper explores the relationship between individual social capital, its components and successfulness in sport on the example of individual parallel kinds of sport. Successfulness is a key concept of sport, therefore, the prime aim is to investigate the factors that facilitate or reduce success achievements. The biggest majority of researches pay more attention to intrapersonal factors of sports success. However, the newest researches show a strong influence of social-psychological factors as social support and audience effect. Forasmuch individual social capital reduces stress and increases productivity we see the importance of the relationship between individual social capital and successfulness in sports investigation.

Keywords: individual social capital, successfulness in sport, emotional support, social support, weak ties, strong ties

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