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Violence In Sports


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#1 Brain of J

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 05:10 PM

I have to do a survey project on violence in sports for my sociology class. I'd be much obliged to whoever can fill this out, it'd be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance to whoever does :thumbsup:


Age:
Gender:

1. Do you think sports are too violent?
2. What is your favorite sport?
3. What sport do you feel is the most violent?
4. Do you think professional sports organizations take proper precautions to prevent violence?
5. Have you ever been involved in a violent altercation while you were playing a sport?
6. What do you think is the more common cause of violence in sports: competitiveness or bad sportsmanship?
7. Do you believe men's or women's sports are more violent?
8. How often do you attend sporting events?
9. Have you ever attended a sporting event in which a violent altercation occured?
10. Do you think punishments for violence in sports are strict enough?
11. Do you think violent or dangerous sports should be banned from high schools and youth leagues?
12. Do you think violent sports encourage fans to be violent?
13. Have you ever committed a violent act as a result of the outcome of a sports game?
14. Do you think sports are violent by nature or as a reflection of culture?
15. In your opinion, are the players of violent sports more aggressive people in general?

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Posted 07 April 2007 - 10:27 PM

Age 23
Gender Male

1) No
2) MMA(Multi Martial Art) Fighting
3) See #2
4) as good as they can get
5)Every time I wrestled a match
6)Competitiveness
7)mens
8)when ever I can which is about 10 times a year including the races
9) oh yeah
10)varies on the sport
11)NO
12)Not really
13)no
14)violent by nature
15)not really

Edited by BlackSpyder, 08 April 2007 - 04:29 PM.

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 02:00 PM

1. Some of them, but mostly not really
2. Kendo
3. Not quite sure...
4. No
5. No
6. Bad sportsmanship
7. Men's
8. Not often... five, six times a year
9. Yes
10. No
11. No
12. Yes
13. No
14. Reflection of culture
15. Not really
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Posted 08 April 2007 - 02:26 PM

1. no
2. Basketball
3. Hockey/ Nascar
4. yes
5. yes
6. competitiveness
7. men
8. weekly my son plays BBALL
9. yes
10. yes in the pro's
11. no
12. no
13. no
14. culture
15. no

#5 TheYoda

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 03:00 PM

Age: 16
Gender: Male (I think...lol, jk)

1. No
2. Hockey
3. Hockey
4. Yes
5. I don't play, I just watch
6. Competition
7. Men's
8. Maybe a few times during a season
9. Every time
10. Yes, its part of the game, not assault
11. No, people join them well aware of the possible injuries, it's they're own choice
12. It shouldn't, but some do
13. Never
14. By nature, it's competition
15. No, scientifically, theres a place where your 'in the zone.' When someones in the zone, they are not themselves and act on instinct. It's a natural thing if someones violent during a sport but kind in normal circumstances.

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 04:32 PM

Age:26
Gender:F

1. Do you think sports are too violent?no
2. What is your favorite sport?cycling
3. What sport do you feel is the most violent?rugby
4. Do you think professional sports organizations take proper precautions to prevent violence?no
5. Have you ever been involved in a violent altercation while you were playing a sport?no
6. What do you think is the more common cause of violence in sports: competitiveness or bad sportsmanship?comp causes bad...but put my answer as bad.
7. Do you believe men's or women's sports are more violent?i dont know what sport belongs to who
8. How often do you attend sporting events?not often
9. Have you ever attended a sporting event in which a violent altercation occured?no
10. Do you think punishments for violence in sports are strict enough?no
11. Do you think violent or dangerous sports should be banned from high schools and youth leagues?no
12. Do you think violent sports encourage fans to be violent?yes
13. Have you ever committed a violent act as a result of the outcome of a sports game?no
14. Do you think sports are violent by nature or as a reflection of culture?both
15. In your opinion, are the players of violent sports more aggressive people in general?no

Edited by nn23, 08 April 2007 - 04:34 PM.


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Posted 09 April 2007 - 09:53 AM

Age: 25
Gender: Male

1. No
2. MMA
3. Cheerleading (statistically)
4. Yes
5. Yes
6. Competitiveness
7. Men's
8. Once a week I play.
9. Yes
10. Yes
11. No
12. Sometimes
13. No
14. Nature, conflict strengthens, look at weight training
15. No, they get to purge it from their system
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Posted 09 April 2007 - 09:57 AM

Age:33
Gender:male

1. Do you think sports are too violent?no
2. What is your favorite sport?football(soccer)
3. What sport do you feel is the most violent?boxing
4. Do you think professional sports organizations take proper precautions to prevent violence?yes
5. Have you ever been involved in a violent altercation while you were playing a sport?yes
6. What do you think is the more common cause of violence in sports: competitiveness or bad sportsmanship?bad sportsmanship
7. Do you believe men's or women's sports are more violent?mens
8. How often do you attend sporting events?rarely
9. Have you ever attended a sporting event in which a violent altercation occured?no
10. Do you think punishments for violence in sports are strict enough?yes
11. Do you think violent or dangerous sports should be banned from high schools and youth leagues?no
12. Do you think violent sports encourage fans to be violent?no
13. Have you ever committed a violent act as a result of the outcome of a sports game?yes
14. Do you think sports are violent by nature or as a reflection of culture?culture
15. In your opinion, are the players of violent sports more aggressive people in general?no
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Posted 09 April 2007 - 06:27 PM

Age: 45
Gender: Male
1. Do you think sports are too violent?..No
2. What is your favorite sport?..Judo
3. What sport do you feel is the most violent?.. Mixed Martial Arts (full contact)
4. Do you think professional sports organizations take proper precautions to prevent violence?.. Yes
5. Have you ever been involved in a violent altercation while you were playing a sport?.. Yes
6. What do you think is the more common cause of violence in sports: competitiveness or bad sportsmanship? .. Bad (self discipline) sportsmanship
7. Do you believe men's or women's sports are more violent? .. Same,you only see more men's sport.
8. How often do you attend sporting events?.. Professional, 3 to 5 times/year
9. Have you ever attended a sporting event in which a violent altercation occurred?..Yes
10. Do you think punishments for violence in sports are strict enough?
11. Do you think violent or dangerous sports should be banned from high schools and youth leagues?..No
12. Do you think violent sports encourage fans to be violent? .. No
13. Have you ever committed a violent act as a result of the outcome of a sports game? .. No
14. Do you think sports are violent by nature or as a reflection of culture?..Culture
15. In your opinion, are the players of violent sports more aggressive people in general?..Aggressive/Violent NO... Aggressive/competitive Yes
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Posted 10 April 2007 - 02:46 AM

Age: 15
Gender: Female

1. No not really.
2. Football.
3. Not sure.
4. Yes.
5. Yes.
6. Competitiveness.
7. Mens.
8. Weekly
9. Yes.
10. Yes.
11. No.
12. No.
13. No.
14. Reflection of culture
15. No not really.

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Posted 10 April 2007 - 06:29 AM

Age: 25
Gender: Female

1. No
2. Football (american)
3. Hockey
4. No
5. No
6. Can't choose one over the other, seems they usually amount to the same thing.
7. Mens
8. Usually once a week (little bro's hockey)
9. Yes
10. Yes
11. No
12. No
13. No
14. Reflection of culture.
15. No

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