ERIC Number: EJ524901
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Sports Participation and Withdrawal: A Developmental Motivational Commentary.
Hom, Larry L.
Research in Middle Level Education Quarterly, v19 n3 p41-61 Spr 1996
Examines the nature of adolescents' sports involvement as reflected in reasons for participation and withdrawal. Claims that the degree of fun, the motivation to attain competence, and the capacity to distinguish ability from effort are important. Concludes that if the goal of sports is to foster a healthy lifestyle, the issue of maximizing participation and continuation is a significant one. (MOK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A