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KIN 350 Week 2 Notes

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KIN 350 Week 2 Notes KIN 350-001

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Hi everyone! Here are the notes for the second week of Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise. I hope they help!
Psych Aspects-Sport & Exercise
Monna Arvinen-barrow
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KIN 350 Psychology Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise Kinesiology




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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tanski Notetaker on Sunday February 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to KIN 350-001 at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee taught by Monna Arvinen-barrow in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 48 views. For similar materials see Psych Aspects-Sport & Exercise in Kinesiology at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.


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Date Created: 02/07/16
Week 2 Notes 1 Motivation  Motivation: direction and intensity of one’s effort o Direction of effort refers to whether an individual seeks out, approaches, or is  attracted to certain situations o Intensity of effort refers to how much effort a person puts forth in a particular  situation o Types:  Achievement motivation  Motivation in the form of competitive stress  Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation  3 approaches to motivation o Trait­centered view (aka participant­centered view): motivated behavior is  primarily a function of individual characteristics  Personality, needs, and goals of an individual are primary determinants of  motivated behavior  Says some people either have motivation trait or don’t  Ignores environmental influence  Not endorsed for guiding professional practice o Situation­centered orientation: motivated determined primarily by situation  Ignores personal influence  Not recommended for guiding practice o Interaction view: motivation comes from interaction of the person and the  situation  Most widely endorsed  5 Guidelines to build motivation o Consider both situations and traits in motivating people  Because motivations may change over time, continue to monitor people’s  motives for participation o Understand people’s multiple motives for involvement o Change the environment to enhance motivation  Provide both competition and recreation  Adjust to individuals with group o Influence motivation  Direct and indirect actions can influence the motivational environment  Competitiveness: a disposition to strive for satisfaction when making comparisons with  some standard of excellence in the presence of others o Social evaluation is key point  Achievement motivation: a person’s efforts to master a task, achieve excellence,  overcome obstacles, perform better than others, and take pride in exercising talent


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