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Author Roberts, Glyn C.

Title Advances in motivation in sport and exercise / editors, Glyn C. Roberts, Darren C. Treasure
Edition Third edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  796.01 Rob/Aim 2012  DUE 19-08-19
Description xiv, 465 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Motivation in sport and exercise from an achievement goal theory perspective : after 30 years, where are we? / Glyn C. Roberts -- The place of achievement goals in the social context of sport : a comparison of Nicholls' and Elliot's models / Athanasios G. Papaioannou ... [et al.] -- A self-determination theory perspective on motivation in sport and physical education : current trends and possible future research directions / Nikos Ntoumanis -- Perfectionism : a foundation for sporting excellence or an uneasy pathway toward purgatory? / Howard K. Hall, Andrew P. Hill, and Paul R. Appleton -- The dualistic model of passion in sport and exercise / Robert J. Vallerand -- Goal setting to enhance motivation in sport / Glyn C. Roberts and Elsa Kristiansen -- Self-determination theory and exercise motivation : facilitating self-regulatory processes to support and maintain health and well-being / Martyn Standage and Richard M. Ryan -- Self-efficacy and motivation in physical activity and sport : mediating processes and outcomes / Todd A. Gilson and Deborah L. Feltz -- Social cognitive approaches to understanding exercise motivation and behavior in cancer survivors / Jeff K. Vallance and Kerry S. Courneya -- Understanding exercise behavior : a self-presentational perspective / Kathleen A. Martin Ginis and Diane Mack -- Interventions for physical activity and sedentary behavior / Stuart J.H. Biddle ... [et al.]
Summary "Advances in motivation in sport and exercise, 3rd ed., presents the most current information in sport and exercise motivation, including discussion of new research surrounding self-determination theory and goal achievement theory, traditional topics of goal setting and self-efficacy, and newer areas of attention such as passion and perfectionism. Readers not only will gain knowledge in one of the leading areas of sport psychology research but also learn how the research can inform their current practice. This edition offers sport and exercise psychology researchers and students a review of the state of research in motivation. The text chronicles the growth of motivation research and its role in physical activity, exercise, and sport. The [contributors offer] thoughtful discussion of key issues and findings for readers to consider and insight into both the conceptual understanding of motivation and its application."--Publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Motivation (Psychology)
Physical fitness -- Psychological aspects.
Social perception.
Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Psychology, Sports.
Sports -- psychology.
Author Roberts, Glyn C.
Treasure, Darren C., 1965-
LC no. 2011035695
ISBN 0736090819 (hard cover)
9780736090810 (hard cover)