Piedad Sáenz-Álvarez

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This study aimed to analyse the relationships between the satisfaction of basic psychological needs, motivation and satisfaction in physical education classes, as well as to examine these relationships by gender. Eight hundred and fifty-four secondary school students (405 boys and 453 girls, aged 15 to 21 years) participated in this study by responding to(More)
PURPOSE Based on self-determination theory, the purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between social physique anxiety and intention to be physically active, while taking into account the mediating effects of the basic psychological needs and behavioral regulations in exercise. METHOD Having obtained parents' prior consent, 390 students in(More)
The purpose of this study was to validate the Spanish version of Motl and Conroy's model of the Social Physique Anxiety Scale (SPAS-7). To achieve this goal, a sample of 398 secondary school students was used, and the psychometric properties of the SPAS-7 were examined through different analyses. The results supported the seven-item model, although the item(More)
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