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Who Participates in Extreme Obstacle Courses and Why

@inproceedings{Kronenberg2012WhoPI,
  title={Who Participates in Extreme Obstacle Courses and Why},
  author={Stephanie S. Kronenberg},
  year={2012}
}
This study aimed to examine who participates in extreme obstacle courses (EOCs) and why. Drawing from the Big Five theory of personality, and the self-determination theory of motivation, this study examined the interaction of individual difference variables (IDVs) and motivation in a sample of 79 people interested in running extreme obstacle courses. Specifically, demographics, extraversion, openness to experience, general self-efficacy, and physical selfefficacy were examined regarding how… 

The Influence of Running Extreme Obstacle Courses on Positive Affect, Character Strengths, and Well-Being

A large body of research demonstrates the positive benefits of numerous types of physical activity. However, the outcomes of running extreme obstacle courses (EOCs) remain unexamined. The aim of the

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