Associations between students' perceptions of physical education teachers' interpersonal styles and students' wellness, knowledge, performance, and intentions to persist at physical activity: A self‐determination theory approach

  title={Associations between students' perceptions of physical education teachers' interpersonal styles and students' wellness, knowledge, performance, and intentions to persist at physical activity: A self‐determination theory approach},
  author={Behzad Behzadnia and Paul J. C. Adachi and Edward L. Deci and Hasan Mohammadzadeh},
  journal={Psychology of Sport and Exercise},
Objectives: Grounded in self‐determination theory (SDT), the present study examined whether collegiate physical education (PE) teachers' autonomy support versus control would relate to college students' wellness, knowledge, performance, and intentions to persist at physical activity beyond the PE classes. The mediating roles of students' basic psychological need satisfaction and need frustration as well as their types of motivation (autonomous and controlled) were also modeled. Design: Cross… 

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