ERIC Number: EJ533425
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Maximizing Motivation in Sport and Physical Education among Children and Adolescents: The Case for Greater Task Involvement.
Duda, Joan L.
Quest, v48 n3 p290-302 Aug 1996
Examines previous research on the motivational implications of emphasizing task- versus ego-involved goals in various achievement situations endemic to sports programs and in the context of physical education, proposing that students' and athletes' task involvement should be fostered in order to enhance their motivation to engage in physical activity. (SM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Task Engagement
Note: Theme issue title: "The Academy Papers, No. 29. Quality of Life Through Movement, Health, and Fitness."