Personality and Exercise

The history of personality can be traced to Hippocrates (ca. 460–377 BCE), and behaviors such as physical activity were linked to this original theorizing. Academic research on personality and exercise behavior has been sporadic for 30 years, with a recent increase in the late 1990s onward. This mimics the general upward focus on personality research as measures have improved and evidence has mounted to show that personality traits are stable and cross-cultural and display a finite taxonomy. Personality traits are considered as enduring ...

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