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|Title: ||A longitudinal examination of coach and peer motivational climates in youth sport: implications for moral attitudes, well-being, and behavioral investment|
|Authors: ||Ntoumanis, Nikos|
Taylor, Ian M.
Achievement goal theory
|Issue Date: ||2012|
|Publisher: ||© American Psychological Association|
|Citation: ||NTOUMANIS, N., TAYLOR, I.M. and THOGERSEN-NTOUMANI, C., 2012. A longitudinal examination of coach and peer motivational climates in youth sport: implications for moral attitudes, well-being, and behavioral investment. Developmental Psychology, 48 (1), pp. 213-223.|
|Abstract: ||Embedded in achievement goal theory (Ames, 1992; Meece, Anderman & Anderman,
2006), this study examined how perceptions of coach and peer motivational climate in
youth sport predicted moral attitudes, emotional well-being, and indices of behavioral
investment in a sample of British adolescents competing in regional leagues. Adopting a
longitudinal perspective, measures were taken at the middle and the end of a sport season,
as well as at the beginning of the following season. Multilevel modeling analyses showed
that perceptions of task-involving peer and coach climates were predictive of more
adaptive outcomes compared to perceptions of ego-involving peer and coach climates.
Predictive effects differed as a function of time and outcome variable under investigation.
The results indicate the importance of considering peer influence in addition to coach
influence when examining motivational climate in youth sport.|
|Description: ||This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record.|
|Sponsor: ||This study was supported by a grant from the Nuffield Foundation (SGS/36273) awarded
to [N. Ntoumanis and C. Thøgersen-Ntoumani].|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0024934|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)|
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