A test of self-determination theory in school physical education.

  title={A test of self-determination theory in school physical education.},
  author={Martyn Standage and Jarosław Duda and Nikos Ntoumanis},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  volume={75 Pt 3},
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). Despite this increase in research attention, some postulates of the framework remain unexplored (e.g. impact of a need-supportive climate). As such, the present study sought to provide a more comprehensive test of self-determination theory. The present work also examined Deci and Ryan's claim that the… CONTINUE READING
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