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Jafari Siavashani F, Nikbakhsh R, Safania A M. Athletes Behaviors with Meditation of Pride: Based on Passion Model Test. علوم روانشناختی. 2019; 17 (72) :907-917
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Department of Sport Management, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Of the main elements influencing different behaviors of athletes in attaining their objectives and athletic performance, are motivation, passion and pride. Aims: The objective of this research is to review the role of passion model in expressing ethical and unethical behavior of athletes in regard to the mediating role of pride. Method: Statistical population of this study is athletes who have participated in Futsal, Volleyball, Basketball and Water polo. Considering the number of variables under study, sample volume was 200 athletes. one sample run test was utilized for studying difference of averages, Pearson test for confirming relations of variables, and in order to test structural equation model PLS software was used. Questionnaires included individual information, passion (Vallerand, 2003), pride questionnaire(Tracy&Rabins, 2007) and behavior questionnaire (Kavussanu & Boardley, 2009). Results: Study of two models indicated that professional athletes show higher tendency to express unethical behavior such as violence, cheating and fault compared to other players of the rival team and being the winner or loser of the competitions is mostly based on extreme passion and pride is a tool with positive aspect in order to increase one’s skills and better performance.Conclusions: engagement gains importance considering ethical behavior and its relation with ethical and unethical behavior is respectively moderated by authentic and hubristic pride. Authentic pride leads to ethical behavior but hubristic pride will inevitably lead to expression of unethical behavior and authoritarianism. 
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Received: 2019/06/4

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