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ERIC Number: EJ1114712
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1306-3065
Relationship between Target Orientations and Perceived Motivational Climate Levels of Students Engaged in Individual and Team Sports Activities
Arslanoglu, Cansel
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, v11 n10 p3311-3318 2016
The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between perceived motivational climate and target orientations of team and individual athletes who participate in sports at the Physical Education and Sports Departments of faculties. A total of 200 athletes (students at the Physical Education and Sports Departments of Gazi University, Selçuk University Akdeniz University, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University and Atatürk University in the 2012-2013 academic year), 92 of whom play individual sports and 108 of whom play team sports participated in this study (M = 21.475, Ss = 2.23). To reach the aim of the study, "Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire" (TEOSQ) developed by Duda (1989) and "The Perceived Motivational Climate in Sport Questionnaire" (PMCSQ) developed by Wallingi Duda and Chi (1993) were applied to the athletes. To analyze and interpret the data by using descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation statistic technique significance taken P<0,05. To rate the data and find the estimated values SPSS (Statistical package for social sciences) package program is used. As a result of this study it is found that ego and target orientations of team athletes have more perceptions than individual athletes. On the other hand there was an advantage noted among team athletes who perceived motivational climate in terms of mastery climate. There is a resemblance in relation between team athletes target orientation and motivational climate where as there is a resemblance between individual athletes assignment orientation and mastery climate.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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