The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between a coach's goal orientation and the motivational climate perceived by the players. The relationship between players' perceptions of the motivational climate and players' intrinsic motivation was also examined. This study was intended to provide evidence of how the coach's goal orientation affects the motivational climate perceived by players, and how perceived motivational climate influences intrinsic motivation. High school coaches and their players were contacted and participated in this study. Coaches (n = 18) and players (n = 187) filled out the Task and Ego in Sport Questionnaire and the Perceived Motivational Climate in Sport Questionnaire-2. In addition, players filled out the Intrinsic Motivation Inventory. It was hypothesized that coach goal orientation and perceived motivational climate would be related, but the correlations between coach task goal orientation and player mastery climate (r = .283, p g .05), and between coach ego goal orientation and player performance motivational climate (r = -.265, p g .05) were not significant. Player mastery motivational climate was correlated with interest (r = .419, pCHAPTER IV RESULTS After the data were compiled, descriptive statistics for both coach and player were caclulated. ... a total of 18 coaches (3 boysa#39; basketball, 4 girlsa#39; basketball, 6 baseball, and 5 softball); 15 coaches were male and 3 female. ... Player age ranged from 14 to 19 years old at the time the questionnaires were filled out, and 57 players were in their ... G. Some totals are less than 187 because some players did not complete the demographic information sheet that was aanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Relationship Between a Coach's Goal Orientation and Perceived Motivational Climate|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|