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

  title={Trait perfectionism, self-determination, and self-presentation processes in relation to exercise behavior},
  author={Jay-Lee Longbottom and J. Robert Grove and James A. Dimmock},
  journal={Psychology of Sport and Exercise},

Perfectionism and Exercise Dependence: the Role of Basic Psychological Needs and Introjected Regulation

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The Relationship of Self-Presentation, Psychological Needs, and Exercise Dependence in College Students With Overweight

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Disordered Eating Attitudes, Anxiety, Self-Esteem and Perfectionism in Young Athletes and Non-Athletes

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A motivational approach to perfectionism and striving for excellence: Development of a new continuum-based scale for post-secondary students

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Adolescent Motivations to Engage in Pro-Social Behaviors and Abstain From Health-Risk Behaviors: A Self-Determination Theory Approach.

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Testing a Continuum Structure of Self-Determined Motivation: A Meta-Analysis

Results largely supported a continuum-like structure of motivation and indicate that self-determination is central in explaining human motivation, but did not support the inclusion of integrated regulation or the 3 subscales of intrinsic motivation.

Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Perfectionism and Sense of Shame in Students

The present experimental study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) on the perfectionism and sense of shame in students of Isfahan University using a



The role of self-determined motivation in the understanding of exercise-related behaviours, cognitions and physical self-evaluations

Self-determined motivation is shown to predict more adaptive behavioural, cognitive and physical self-evaluation patterns than external regulation and amotivation, and introjected regulation was related to both adaptive and maladaptive outcomes.

Examining Exercise Dependence Symptomatology from a Self-determination Perspective

The findings reinforce the applicability of SDT to understanding the quantity and quality of engagement in exercise and the role of motivational regulations in this regard.

Athletes broad dimensions of dispositional perfectionism: examining changes in life satisfaction and the mediating role of sport-related motivation and coping.

Examination of associations of dispositional perfectionism, contextual motivation, sport-related coping, goal attainment, and changes in life satisfaction during a sport competition supported a model in which self-determined and non-self-d determined motivation partially mediated the relationships between different dimensions of perfectionism and coping.

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Exerciser impression motivation moderated the exercise status/rating relationship for the physical attributes only, and differences between Swedish and North American students' impressions of exercisers and non-exercisers are discussed.

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