ERIC Number: EJ800348
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 103
Understanding Students' Motivation in Sport and Physical Education: From the Expectancy-Value Model and Self-Efficacy Theory Perspectives
Gao, Zan; Lee, Amelia M.; Harrison, Louis, Jr.
Quest, v60 n2 p236-254 May 2008
In this article, the roles of individuals' expectancy beliefs and incentives (i.e., task value, outcome expectancy) in sport and physical education are examined from expectancy-value model and self-efficacy theory perspectives. Overviews of the two theoretical frameworks and the conceptual and measurement issues are provided, followed by a review of developmental and gender/racial differences and the influences of sport and physical education on children's motivational beliefs.
Descriptors: Expectation, Physical Education, Self Efficacy, Student Motivation, Racial Differences, Beliefs, Incentives, Measurement, Gender Differences
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