Achievement goals and championship performance : Predicting absolute performance and qualification success

@inproceedings{Stoeber2010AchievementGA,
  title={Achievement goals and championship performance : Predicting absolute performance and qualification success},
  author={Joachim Stoeber and Rosanna Crombie},
  year={2010}
}
Objectives: Research on athletes’ achievement goals has suggested that the contrast between performance approach and performance avoidance goals (performance approach-avoidance contrast) is a significant predictor of sports performance. However, so far only two studies investigating triathletes found that performance approach-avoidance contrast predicted sports performance in competitions. The present study aims to replicate and expand on these findings with a diverse sample of track and field… CONTINUE READING

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