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This study examines the relationship between young boxers’ perceptions of self-esteem and their personal and social responsibility. The participants consist of two hundred and seventeen young male boxers (M age = 15.76, SD = .88). They completed both a 4-point Likert-type questionnaire assessing their self esteem and a 6-point Likert-type questionnaire assessing their personal and social responsibility. Results of the study revealed that young boxers were likely to report high levels of self-esteem and personal responsibility and social responsibility. Simple correlation and multiple reggression analyses revealed young boxers’ self-esteem was positively related to their personal and social responsibility. This finding results reinforce the view that people who appreciate themselves and have a sense of personal empowerment will improve their personal and social responsible behaviors. This study allows us to gain insights into a relationship that is relevant to society and that can reduce the growing incidence of social and personal problems.



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