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The behavioral regulation in sport questionnaire (BRSQ): instrument development and initial validity evidence.
The purpose of the four studies described in this article was to develop and test a new measure of competitive sport participants' intrinsic motivation, extrinsic motivation, and amotivationExpand
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Goal Profiles in Sport Motivation: A Cluster Analysis
This investigation compared cluster analysis with the mean-split procedure for examining goal-orientation profiles and examined whether the goal-profile groups revealed differences in athletes’Expand
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Athlete burnout in elite sport: A self-determination perspective
Abstract Using self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985) as the theoretical framework, we examined potential antecedents of athlete burnout in 201 elite Canadian athletes (121 females, 80 males;Expand
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Prosocial and antisocial behavior in sport: the role of coaching style, autonomous vs. controlled motivation, and moral disengagement.
The purpose of this study was to examine whether the relationships between contextual factors (i.e., autonomy-supportive vs. controlling coaching style) and person factors (i.e., autonomous vs.Expand
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The Basic Needs Satisfaction in Sport Scale (BNSSS) : instrument development and initial validity evidence
Objectives Employing a self-determination theory framework, the purpose of this project was to develop a measure of basic needs satisfaction in sport (autonomy, competence, and relatedness). MethodExpand
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Enhancing Youth Development Through Sport
Abstract It is commonly believed that through sports, children and adolescents learn values and skills that will serve them well as they prepare for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, many youthExpand
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Athlete Engagement in Elite Sport: An Exploratory Investigation of Antecedents and Consequences
In this exploratory study, we examined hypothesized antecedents (basic psychological needs) and consequences (dispositional flow) of athlete engagement (AE); plus the extent to which AE mediated theExpand
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Educational Needs of Elite U.S. National Team, Pan American, and Olympic Coaches
The present investigation was designed to develop a profile of the coaching education background and self-perceived coaching education needs of elite U.S. amateur sport coaches. In all, 130 nationalExpand
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Burnout in elite rugby: Relationships with basic psychological needs fulfilment
Abstract In this study, we examined the utility of self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2002) as a framework for understanding the antecedents of athlete burnout in elite New Zealand rugby unionExpand
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Developing a Conceptual Framework for Life Skills Interventions Ψ
The purpose of the article is to outline a comprehensive conceptual framework for life skills interventions by integrating aspects of Basic Needs Theory (BNT) and Life Development Intervention (LDI).Expand
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