Fear of failure and achievement goals in sport: Addressing the issue of the chicken and the egg

@article{Conroy2004FearOF,
  title={Fear of failure and achievement goals in sport: Addressing the issue of the chicken and the egg},
  author={D. Conroy and A. Elliot},
  journal={Anxiety, Stress, \& Coping},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={271 - 285}
}
The hierarchical model of achievement motivation proposes that, in addition to need achievement, fear of failure (FF) energizes achievement behaviour and predisposes individuals to adopt particular types of achievement goals. An impressive volume of cross-sectional support for this model has emerged, however, the causal assumptions of the model have never been tested. College students (N=356) enrolled in physical activity classes completed multidimensional measures of FF and achievement goals… Expand
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