ABSTRACT. The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of athletes’ antisocial and prosocial behavior, aggressive acts performed by athletes during sporting events, interpersonal aggression in sports, and the pathway from athletic participation to relationship aggression. The paper generates insights about moral functioning in sport, the values associated with aggressive sports, aggressive behaviors on the part of individuals in the sports world, and the motivational underpinnings of prosocial and antisocial behaviors in sport. pp. 98–103

Keywords: aggressive act; athlete; prosocial; antisocial; behavior

How to cite: Marasescu, Mihaela Rodica (2014), “Aggressive Behavior of Elite Athletes,” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice 6(1): 98–103.

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