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Questionnaire of Sports Ethics – a Tool for Assessing Moral Behaviour in Sport


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Background: The concept of ethical codes describes and explains morality of modern sportspersons.Authors of the article constructed a tool for assessing methods of moralbehaviour in sport on the basis of the concept of ethical codes.The aim of this work is to present a tool for assessing a profile of moral behaviour ofpeople involved in sport (both competitors, coaches and sports activists).Material/Methods: The Questionnaire of Sports Ethics consists of 52 statements which are classified into5 scales that correspond to specific ethical codes. Respondents assess to what extenta form of behaviour described in the questionnaire is proper (praiseworthy, mark3) or improper (needed to be condemned, mark −3).Results: The new tool is both reliable and accurate.Conclusions: A theory of 5 ethical codes organizes a multitude of worldview thoughts explaining theway of activities assessment in the sphere of sport depending on the culture.









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  • Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland Department of Theory of Physical Education
  • University of Gdansk, Poland Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Journalism
  • Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland Department of Theory of Physical Education
  • Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland Department of Theory of Physical Education
  • Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport in Gdansk, Poland Department of Theory of Physical Education


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