Nonlinear pedagogy underpins intrinsic motivation in sports coaching

Renshaw, Ian, Oldham, Anthony R., & Bawden, Mark (2012) Nonlinear pedagogy underpins intrinsic motivation in sports coaching. The Open Sports Sciences Journal, 5, pp. 88-99.

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Abstract

A key challenge for sports coaches is to provide performers with learning environments that result in sustainable motivation. In this paper, we will demonstrate that programmes based around the principles of Nonlinear Pedagogy can support the three basic psychological needs that underpin self-determined motivation. Coaches can therefore ensure that practice sessions provide for intrinsic motivation with its associated motivational and emotional benefits.

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ID Code: 55406
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Nonlinear pedagogy, sports coaching, constraints, self-determination theory, motivation
DOI: 10.2174/1875399X01205010088
ISSN: 1875-399X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Sport and Exercise Psychology (170114)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Renshaw et al.; Licensee Bentham Open.
Deposited On: 22 Mar 2013 03:48
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 00:07

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