The Effects of Motivation on Sports Performance

Week 2:
Motivation plays a key role in sports. It if wasn't for motivation there would be no point to playing a sport. As this weeks readings explain, we are all motivated one way or another. Because everyone is different, goals also vary from person to person. Whether for fitness, social reasons, or simply personal pride, motivation is what drives people to perform in sports. The different between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation is also explained.

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Since we have been on the subject of motivation this week, I thought this was a great article that highlights the reasons we do what we do when it comes to sports.  By this point we have all read that we are all different and therefore... more »Since we have been on the subject of motivation this week, I thought this was a great article that highlights the reasons we do what we do when it comes to sports.  By this point we have all read that we are all different and therefore our motives are also different and this article goes deep into details to highlight those differences and the motives behind them.   | One of things I enjoyed the most about this article is how the explanation of specific areas of sports motivation.  Things like motives, reasons for certain sports participation, and factors that influence a kid's decision is sports are broken down giving a very detail overview of how motivation plays a role in the sports world. 04-19-2015 11:11am

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