عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this research was to study the effects of big five personality traits on Motivation to participate in sport among students of Shiraz University. Statistical Society of the study was students of Shiraz University and sample population is 377 students. For this purpose, Five Factor Inventory Questionnaire (Neo, 1994) and Behavioral Regulation in Sport Questionnaire (BRSQ; Lonsdale, Hodge, & Rose, 2008) was used. Based on the result of structural equation modeling, research instruments had the acceptable reliability and Diagnostic Validity. For data analysis and identification the effect of research variables, Structural equation modeling used to Smart PLS Software was used. Findings showed, the effect of big five personality traits includes extraversion (t=7/50, β=0/29),openness to experience (t=5/04, β=0/16), neuroticism (t=2/76, β=0/33), agreeableness (t=8/56, β=0/42), and conscientiousness (t=3/70, β=0/26) was significant and positive effect on Motivation to participate in sport among students of Shiraz University. also result showed that big five model of personality in sum explain %87 of variation of Motivation to participate in sport. According to the effect of personality traits on Motivation to participate in sport, It can be said that attention to personality traits in process of sport programming can increase participation in sport of students.