1. Understanding the Dynamics of Motivation in Sport and Physical Activity: An Achievement Goal Interpretation

  1. Gershon Tenenbaum and
  2. Robert C. Eklund
  1. Glyn C. Roberts,
  2. Darren C. Treasure and
  3. David E. Conroy

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch1

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Roberts, G. C., Treasure, D. C. and Conroy, D. E. (2007) Understanding the Dynamics of Motivation in Sport and Physical Activity: An Achievement Goal Interpretation, in Handbook of Sport Psychology, Third Edition (eds G. Tenenbaum and R. C. Eklund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118270011.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738114

Online ISBN: 9781118270011

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Keywords:

  • motivation;
  • sport;
  • psychology;
  • physical activity;
  • organismic theories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding Motivation and Achievement Behavior

  • Achievement Goal Theory in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Goal Orientations

  • The Motivational Climate

  • An Interactionist Approach

  • Enhancing Motivation

  • The Hierarchical Approach to Achievement Goals

  • Reflections on the Hierarchical Model and Achievement Goal Theory

  • The Future of Achievement Goals

  • Conclusion