A qualitative investigation exploring the motivational climate in early career sports participants: Coach, parent and peer influences on sport motivation

Richard KEEGAN, Chris Harwood, Christopher Spray, David Lavallee

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Abstract

The objectives of this research were a) to explore the applicability of 'motivational climate' research to early career athletes under the age of twelve, b) to re-examine the concept of 'motivational climate' in the light of recent scientific developments, and c) to concurrently study the influences of coaches, parents and peers on athletic motivation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-372
Number of pages12
JournalPsychology of Sport and Exercise
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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