Learned Helplessness: A Case Study of a Middle School Student

@article{Walling1995LearnedHA,
  title={Learned Helplessness: A Case Study of a Middle School Student},
  author={Mary D. Walling and Thomas J. Martinek},
  journal={Journal of Teaching in Physical Education},
  year={1995},
  volume={14},
  pages={454-466}
}
"I just give up. I can't play this game." Most children who participate in a wide variety of sport activities have no doubt become frustrated with their perfonnance at times. Certainly, all youngsters have experienced failure in physical activities. Repeated failure experiences often have an impact on the formation ofchildren's perceptions of ability. For most individuals, low self-perceptions of ability are specific to a particular sport or task; further, these perceptions are malleable and… 
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