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A Prospective Study of Participation in Optional School Physical Education Using a Self-Determination Theory Framework.
This study examined whether contextual and personal motivational variables, taken from selfdetermination theory, could predict student cognitive and affective experiences in school physical educationExpand
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A test of self-determination theory in school physical education.
BACKGROUND Contemporary research conducted in the context of school physical education (PE) has increasingly embraced various tenets of self-determination theory (Deci & Ryan, 1985, 1991). DespiteExpand
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A model of contextual motivation in physical education: Using constructs from self-determination and achievement goal theories to predict physical activity intentions.
Assessing the motivational responses of 328 secondary school students, this study examined a model of student motivation in physical education that incorporated constructs from achievement goal andExpand
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Self-Determination Theory Applied to Health Contexts
Behavior change is more effective and lasting when patients are autonomously motivated. To examine this idea, we identified 184 independent data sets from studies that utilized self-determinationExpand
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The controlling interpersonal style in a coaching context: development and initial validation of a psychometric scale.
This article outlines the development and initial validation of the Controlling Coach Behaviors Scale (CCBS), a multidimensional self-report measure designed to assess sports coaches' controllingExpand
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The Coach–Athlete Relationship Questionnaire (CART‐Q): development and initial validation
The purpose of the present study was to develop and validate a self‐report instrument that measures the nature of the coach–athlete relationship. Jowett et al.'s ( Jowett & Meek, 2000; Jowett, inExpand
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Psychological need thwarting in the sport context: assessing the darker side of athletic experience.
Research in self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2002) has shown that satisfaction of autonomy, competence, and relatedness needs in sport contexts is associated with enhanced engagement,Expand
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Self-Determination Theory and Diminished Functioning
Drawing from self-determination theory, three studies explored the social-environmental conditions that satisfy versus thwart psychological needs and, in turn, affect psychological functioning andExpand
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A test of self-determination theory in the exercise domain
In accordance with self-determination theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 1985), this study examined the relationship between autonomy support, psychological need satisfaction, motivational regulations, andExpand
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Autonomy support, basic need satisfaction and the optimal functioning of adult male and female sport participants: A test of basic needs theory
Grounded in Basic Needs Theory (BNT; Ryan and Deci, American Psychologist, 55, 68–78, 2000a), the present study aimed to: (a) test a theoretically-based model of coach autonomy support, motivationalExpand
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