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date: 21 June 2024

intrinsic motivation 

The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Michael Kent

Motivation derived from engaging in a sport for its own sake, for the satisfaction and the sheer enjoyment that it brings, and for no other reason. Such intrinsic motivation is often associated with great persistence and high levels of achievement. It is thought to be reflected by an athlete's motive to achieve success and to be roughly equivalent to ... ...

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