Self-handicapping strategies in physical education classes : the influence of implicit theories of the nature of ability and achievement goal orientations

@inproceedings{Ommundsen2015SelfhandicappingSI,
  title={Self-handicapping strategies in physical education classes : the influence of implicit theories of the nature of ability and achievement goal orientations},
  author={Yngvar Ommundsen},
  year={2015}
}
Aim: To investigate the role of implicit theories of ability and achievement goals on self-handicapping strategies in physical education classes. Hypotheses: It was expected that incremental theories of ability would be negatively associated with self-handicapping strategies, whereas fixed theories of ability would enhance pupils’ self-reported use of such strategies. It was also hypothesised that low perceived competence would reinforce self-handicapping among pupils holding fixed theories of… CONTINUE READING

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