Idrotts-självförtroende och motivation: Hos kvinnliga och manliga elit- respektive amatörspelare i bandy
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The purpose of this study was to exam the possible differences in the experienced self-confidence and motivation among the elite players in bandy and amateur players in bandy. In addition, any differences between boys and girls within the same area to be studied. A total of 112 athletes participated of whom 52 of them classified as elite players and 60 amateur players, with 62 boys and 50 girls. The athletes filled at one point in the questionnaires The Sport Motivation Scale, Harter’s (1980) “competence scale” and The Sport Confidence Inventory. The results demonstrated differences between elite players and amateur players in the variables perceived motivation and perceived self-confidence. The results showed that the amateur players had a higher perceived amotivation than elite players experienced in this study. Furthermore, results showed that elite players feel they have a higher sport-confidence than amateur players had. Furthermore, it shows also the result of a significant difference between boys and girls perceived motivation and sport-confidence in this study. The boys show a higher result in motivation and sport-confidence.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 34 p.
Sport-confidence, motivation, elite players, amateur players.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-27093OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-27093DiVA: diva2:764711
Subject / course
Psychology Targeting Sport