1.3 Achievement Motivation. Do people take risks in sport? What is nAch and Naf ?. Starter. 10 minutes to complete the activity In pairs you will be taking it in turns to have 10 shots each at the basket.
Do people take risks in sport?
What is nAch and Naf?
10 minutes to complete the activity
In pairs you will be taking it in turns to have 10 shots each at the basket.
You can choose to shoot from wherever you want and mark whether you were successful on your diagram
Score …... / 10
Competitiveness is a key factor for distinguishing sport from recreation
Major motives for sporting participation are…
This has lead to a suggestion of people having a motivation to either…
Achieve or Avoid failure
(nAch) or (Naf)
Challenging yet achieve tasks Tasks which are very easy or very hard
Ego orientated- Only deem themselves to be successful if they have beaten someone else as they have demonstrated their superiority
Task orientation- Wouldn’t mind losing as long as they have done their best as it is due to their own effort and abilities
Task/ Ego test
Achievement motivation is another example of Interactionalist theory
E.G. Ego orientated would benefit from goals in comparison to others
Task orientated would benefit from performance criteria goals