Assessing achievement goals in sport: caveats for consultants and a case for contextualization.

@inproceedings{Harwood2002AssessingAG,
  title={Assessing achievement goals in sport: caveats for consultants and a case for contextualization.},
  author={Chris G. Harwood},
  year={2002}
}
This paper advises practitioners of the limitations of employing nomothetic research tools for the idiographic assessment of athletes' achievement goal orientations. Consultants are encouraged to appreciate the scoring trends of the Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ; Duda & Nicholls, 1992) and the Perceptions of Success Questionnaire (POSQ; Roberts, Treasure, & Balague, 1998) and to recognize that the measures may not bestow them with accurate and meaningful information on… CONTINUE READING

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