Trait perfectionism, self-determination, and self-presentation processes in relation to exercise behavior

@article{Longbottom2012TraitPS,
  title={Trait perfectionism, self-determination, and self-presentation processes in relation to exercise behavior},
  author={J. Longbottom and J. Grove and J. Dimmock},
  journal={Psychology of Sport and Exercise},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={224-235}
}
Abstract Objectives Motivational and self-presentational processes pervade all aspects of our lives including exercise behaviors. Furthermore, trait perfectionism has been shown to heighten self-presentational tendencies and energize achievement striving ( Flett and Hewitt, 2002 , Hewitt et al., 2003 ). How maladaptive and adaptive perfectionism traits relate to these cognitive and behavioral processes specific to the exercise context remains to be determined. This study employed structural… Expand
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