The students and athletes goal orientations: Motivational profiles

Authors

  • Leandro Navas Martínez Universidad de Alicante
  • Jose Antonio Soriano C. C. Ntra. Sra. de ls Dolores. Benidorm (Alicante).
  • Francisco Pablo Holgado Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
  • Manuela López C. P. León Felipe. Elche (Alicante)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.6.2.218

Keywords:

Motivational profiles, goal orientations, task orientation, ego orientation

Abstract

The main aim of this work is establish motivational profiles according to task and ego goal orientations that can be present in the subjects. Participants were 511 athletes and 574 students of secundary education. The spanish adaptation (Balaguer, Castillo & Tomás, 1996) of the Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (Duda, 1989) is used. In order to obtain athletes and students types and define the most important variables to discriminate between the group obtained we have carried out cluster and discriminant analysis. The results showed that there are four different profiles in function of goal orientations, and this profiles varied according to school or sport context in that subjects carried out the sport activity.

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Author Biographies

Leandro Navas Martínez, Universidad de Alicante

Facultad de Educación. Departamento de Psicología Evolutiva y Didáctica. Apartado 99. 03080 Alicante

Francisco Pablo Holgado, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

Departamento de Metodologíade las Ciencias del Comportamiento. Facultad de Psicología. UNED. Madrid

How to Cite

Navas Martínez, L., Soriano, J. A., Holgado, F. P., & López, M. (2012). The students and athletes goal orientations: Motivational profiles. Acción Psicológica, 6(2), 17–29. https://doi.org/10.5944/ap.6.2.218

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Artículos del monográfico [Monograph´s articles]