Findings on happiness in Snyder & Kivlin (1975): study US 1973

Publication
Author(s)Snyder, E.E.; Kivlin, J.E.
TitleWomen athletes and aspects of psychological well-being and body image.
SourceResearch Quarterly, 1975, Vol. 46, 191 - 199
DOIDOI:10.1080/10671315.1975.10615323
Investigation
PublicFemale athletes and controls, USA, 197?
Survey nameNot available
SampleNot available
 Controls : Non-probability chunk sample of women enrolled in sociology classes at Blowing Green State University. N = 275 Athletes : Non-probability chunk sample of women athletes who partici- pated in the 1972 Woman's National Intercollegiate Champ- ionships or who participated in the 1972 Olympic tryouts (only women doing basketball, gymnastics, swimming and diving, and track and field). N = 328
Respondents N =603
Non ResponseSample II: 35%
AssesmentQuestionnaire: paper
General remarksData gathering: Controls : highly structured questionnaire in classroom. Athletes : highly structured mailed questionnaire.
Happiness measure(s) used
Full textSelfreport on single question: "......generally feel in good spirits..." (Full text not reported) 4 most of the time 3 much of the time 2 some of the time 1 seldom.
ClassificationA-AOL-g-sq-v-4-a
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelfreport on single question: ".....very satisfied with life....." (Full question not reported) 4 most of the time 3 much of the time 2 some of the time 1 seldom
ClassificationM-TH-g-sq-v-4-d
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Full textSelf report on single question: " Find much happiness in life....?" (Full lead item not reported) d most of the time 4 much of the time 3 some of the time 2 seldom 1 never
ClassificationM-TH-g-sq-v-4-c
Author's labelPsychological well-being
Finding used in
nation ranks
Yes

Correlational findings

Author's labelSubject Code
Finding
Subject description
Being a gymnastS12ab02Kind of sport practiced
Being an athleteS12ab02Kind of sport practiced