Motivation, stress, and cortisol responses in skydiving.

@article{Thatcher2003MotivationSA,
  title={Motivation, stress, and cortisol responses in skydiving.},
  author={Joanne Thatcher and Sue L. Reeves and Debbie Dorling and Anna Toy Palmer},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2003},
  volume={97 3 Pt 1},
  pages={
          995-1002
        }
}
This study examined metamotivational dominance, metamotivational states, and cortisol responses in skydiving participants. Data were obtained from 23 experienced skydivers 15 min. prior to and following a skydive. Respondents were mainly paratelic-conformist dominant and most occupied the conformist and arousal-seeking states prior to skydiving, assessed respectively, with Apter, et al.'s Motivational Style Profile and Cook, et al.'s measure of metamotivational states. Paratelic-conformist… CONTINUE READING

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