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Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise By Glyn C. Roberts

Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise by Glyn C. Roberts

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This work brings together 14 scholars from the USA, Canada and Europe to discuss motivation in sport and exercise. Using the social cognitive perspective, the contributors cover the key motivation theories, including self-efficacy, perceived competence and perception of control.

Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise Summary

Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise by Glyn C. Roberts

This text is an updated and expanded version of Glyn Roberts' original "Motivation in Sport and Exercise". In this work, Roberts brings together 14 of the top scholars from the United States, Canada and Europe to discuss motivation in sport and exercise. Using the social cognitive perspective, the contributors cover the key motivation theories currently being studied: self-efficacy, perceived competence, various achievement goal perspectives, self-determination and perception of control. The work not only brings together research in the field but provides directions for future research. Key features include: coverage of all concepts of motivation; major research paradigms; and explanation of motivation in physical activities, allowing the reader to understand how the motivational equation works.

About Glyn C. Roberts

Glyn C. Roberts, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the Norwegian University of Sport Science. He earned his bachelor's degree at Loughborough University in England, his master's degree from the University of Massachusetts, and his PhD from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Roberts is a former president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, a former president of the Division of Sport Psychology and current member of the executive committee of the International Association of Applied Psychology, a former secretary-general of the International Society of Sport Psychology, a member of the board of the Norwegian Sport Psychology Association, and the current president of the European Federation of Sport Psychology. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology.

Dr. Roberts has published extensively on motivation in sport, especially as it affects children. He resides in Oslo, Norway, and enjoys cross-country skiing, cycling, and playing golf.

Table of Contents

Understanding the dynamics of motivation in physical activity, Glyn C. Roberts; the development of motivation in children, Mary Fry; enhancing young people's motivation in physical activity contexts, Darren Treasure; enhancing motivation in physical education, Stuart Biddle; goal perspective research in sport, John L. Duda; goal setting in sport and physical activity, Howard K. Hall and Alistair W. Kerr; self-efficacy as a determinant and an outcome of exercise, Edward McAuley and Melissa Pena; a hierarchical model of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and exercise, Robert Vallerand; perceived control, Kimberly A. Dawson, Nancy C. Gyuurcsik et al.

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GOR002852761
9780880118491
0880118490
Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise by Glyn C. Roberts
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Human Kinetics Publishers
2001-06-30
456
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