ERIC Number: EJ590846
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Academic Motivation and the Student Athlete.
Simons, Herbert D.; Van Rheenen, Derek; Covington, Martin V.
Journal of College Student Development, v40 n2 p151-62 Mar-Apr 1999
Examines the achievement motivation of 361 university student athletes. The relationship of motivational orientation to academic performance and identification was investigated based on self-worth theory. Fear of failure plays an important role in academic motivation in both nonrevenue and revenue student athletes. (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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