Graduation Date


Document Type

Honors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science


Health Science

Director of the Honors Program

Gigi Gokcek, PhD

First Reader

Brett Bayles, MPH, PhD

Second Reader

Michaela George, MPH, PhD


Today people are being encouraged to be more active for the sake of their health, but in becoming more active people are getting more sports related injuries. There are many risk factors that may increase the likelihood of a sports related injury. Aggression in particular may be contributing factor to a higher likelihood of injury. The goal of this study is to look at the relationship between aggressive personalities and injury occurrence.