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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    A qualitative investigation exploring the motivational climate in early career sports participants: Coach, parent and peer influences on sport motivation. / KEEGAN, Richard; Harwood, Chris; Spray, Christopher; Lavallee, David.

    In: Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2009, p. 361-372.

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