University of Wales Institute Cardiff
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The purpose of the study was to examine whether athlete autonomy can help to motivate young-adult athletes and reduce the risk of burnout. The research design comprised of a semi-structured focus group interview process. Both interviews were devised with the aim of developing a better understanding of athlete burnout, and, to detect whether increased autonomy would sufficiently motivate athletes to prevent onset of the syndrome. A thorough data analysis process highlighted that, in line with the majority of reviewed literature, athlete autonomy was positively related to athlete motivation. Though, it was found that athletes of varying age, maturity and drive might accept responsibility differently. It was also identified that athletes who are given a choice in decisions made and increased responsibility would be less likely to burnout due to feelings of self-worth and importance.
Yn dangos eitemau sy’n perthyn drwy deitl, awdur, pwnc a chrynodeb.
Prevalence of Disordered Eating Amongst Female Undergraduate Athletes and Non-athletes Studying at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Possible Relationship with the Female Athlete Triad Dickinson, Alix (University of Wales, 2011-11-04)Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of disordered eating (DE), menstrual dysfunction and the occurrence of bone injuries in two groups of undergraduate sports students. An athletic group (n ...
An investigation into the relationship between the motivational climate, coach behaviours and predicting burnout; Does coach-athlete relationship and athlete identity mediate the relationship Rogers, Huw (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2016-03-10)This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the motivational climate, coach behaviours and predicting burnout, and to identify if the coach-athlete relationship and athlete identity mediated the relationship. ...
Relative age effect on involvement [sic] progress and ranking of middle distance athletes from 14 years to 21 years Brace, Francis (University of Wales Institute Cardiff, 2008)Pervious [sic] research has found relative age effect in many sports. The purpose of the current study was to look at relative age in athletics, as no other studies has have researched relative age in athletics to see if ...