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Who Participates in Extreme Obstacle Courses and Why

  title={Who Participates in Extreme Obstacle Courses and Why},
  author={Stephanie S. Kronenberg},
This study aimed to examine who participates in extreme obstacle courses (EOCs) and why. Drawing from the Big Five theory of personality, and the self-determination theory of motivation, this study examined the interaction of individual difference variables (IDVs) and motivation in a sample of 79 people interested in running extreme obstacle courses. Specifically, demographics, extraversion, openness to experience, general self-efficacy, and physical selfefficacy were examined regarding how… 

The Influence of Running Extreme Obstacle Courses on Positive Affect, Character Strengths, and Well-Being

A large body of research demonstrates the positive benefits of numerous types of physical activity. However, the outcomes of running extreme obstacle courses (EOCs) remain unexamined. The aim of the



A test of self-determination theory in the exercise domain

In accordance with self-determination theory (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 1985), this study examined the relationship between autonomy support, psychological need satisfaction, motivational regulations, and

Self-determination theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well-being.

Research guided by self-determination theory has focused on the social-contextual conditions that facilitate versus forestall the natural processes of self-motivation and healthy psychological development, leading to the postulate of three innate psychological needs--competence, autonomy, and relatedness.

Perceived Self-Efficacy in Cognitive Development and Functioning

In this article, I review the diverse ways in which perceived self-efficacy contributes to cognitive development and functioning. Perceived self-efficacy exerts its influence through four major

General self‐efficacy in various domains of human functioning: Evidence from five countries

Based on social-cognitive theory (Bandura, 1997), this paper examined whether perceived self-efficacy is a universal psychological construct that accounts for variance within various domains of human

Self Description Questionnaire III: The construct validity of multidimensional self-concept ratings by late adolescents.

This research examines the validity of self-concept interpretations of scores from a new instrument for use with university-aged respondents. The Self Description Questionnaire III (SDQ III) was

The Big Five personality traits and risky sport participation

  • S. Tok
  • Psychology, Education
  • 2011
The purpose in this study was to examine differences between risky sport participants and nonparticipants using the Big Five (McCrae & Costa, 1997) personality traits. The sample included 328

Validation of a New General Self-Efficacy Scale

Researchers have suggested that general self-efficacy (GSE) can substantially contribute to organizational theory, research, and practice. Unfortunately, the limited construct validity work conducted

Motivation and Disinhibition in High Risk Sports: Sensation Seeking and Self-Efficacy

Abstract This study examined the roles of sensation seeking and self-efficacy in explaining extreme and high physical risk taking behavior. Study participants were 20 extreme risk takers chosen from

Interactive effects of team cohesion on perceived efficacy in semi-professional sport.

Results indicated significant correlations between self-efficacy and task cohesion and social cohesion, and regression analysis results suggest task cohesion positively related to coaches and teammate's perception of efficacy.