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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Science and technology, Medicine and health
Length:
129 words
A theory dealing with the effect of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. It assumes that intrinsically motivated behaviour is affected by a person's innate need to feel competent and ... More
controlling aspect

controlling aspect  

The extent to which extrinsic rewards affect an athlete's perception of what controls his or her behaviour; it is an important component of cognitive evaluation theory. Rewards that encourage ...
extrinsic motivation

extrinsic motivation  

An incentive to do something that arises from factors outside the individual, such as rewards or penalties. The promise of a bonus if one meets agreed performance targets is an obvious example of ...
information aspect

information aspect  

In cognitive evaluation theory, the extent to which extrinsic rewards provide positive feedback about an outcome and thereby increase intrinsic motivation by enhancing feelings of competence. ...
self-determination theory

self-determination theory  

(SDT)A theory of motivation concerned with the development and functioning of personality within social contexts, including sport. The theory focuses on the degree to which human behaviours are made ...

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