Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Loughborough University Institutional Repository

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20863

Title: Talent development environment and achievement goal adoption among Korean and Singaporean athletes: Does perceived competence matter?
Authors: Wang, C.K. John
Pyun, Do Young
Li, C.
Lee, M.S.
Keywords: Talent development environment
Achievement goal
Perceived competence
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © The Authors. Published by Sage.
Citation: WANG, C.K.J. ...et al., 2016. Talent development environment and achievement goal adoption among Korean and Singaporean athletes: Does perceived competence matter?. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 11 (4), pp. 496-504.
Abstract: The objectives of this study were twofold. The first was to compare differences in perceptions of the talent development environment, achievement goals, and perceived competence, in terms of an individual characteristic (i.e., gender), a cultural characteristic (i.e., country), and their interactions (i.e., gender by country). The second was to examine the moderating effects of perceived competence on the relationships between the talent development environment and achievement goals. Data were collected from 363 athletes in Singapore and 349 athletes in Korea. A series of MANOVAs and path analyses were employed for testing of the main hypotheses. First, in terms of the talent development environment, male athletes scored higher in long term development focus, communication, support network, and long term development fundamentals. Second, in terms of achievement goals and perceived competence, male athletes scored higher in competence and performance-approach goal, but female athletes scored higher in mastery-avoidance goal. While Singaporean athletes scored higher in perceived competence, mastery-approach and mastery-avoidance, Korean athletes scored higher in performance-avoidance. Lastly, the path analysis provided empirical evidence supporting the moderation effects of perceived competence on the relationships between the talent development environment and achievement goal adoption.
Description: This paper was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954116654779
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1177/1747954116654779
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20863
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747954116654779
ISSN: 1747-9541
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

Files associated with this item:

File Description SizeFormat
Manuscript_Final.pdfAccepted version175.41 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

 

SFX Query

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.