choice, in the present study, for the examination of differences in selected psychological
characteristics between groups of elite and non-elite level gymnasts.
Purpose of the Study
The broad purpose of this study was to examine the psychological
characteristics of competitive female gymnasts. More specifically, this study was
designed to determine if there are psychological differences between elite and non-elite
Assumptions and Limitations
The following assumption is made.
The subjects responded truthfully to the questionnaire.
The following limitations exist in this study.
The results of the survey were limited to gymnasts of USA Gymnastics (USAG)
Only female gymnasts participated in the study.
Only the sport of gymnastics was included in the study
The delimitation of the study is as follows: All respondents will be competitive