The students and athletes goal orientations: Motivational profiles
Keywords:Motivational profiles, goal orientations, task orientation, ego orientation
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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