Flashcards in WHM (9) Deck (25)
What is the self determination theory?
identify strategies that are implemented to promote behavioral change
What framework does the self determination theory provide?
of what works and what doesn't
What type of theory is the self determination theory?
control based, 'why' behind motivation.
Is motivation constant or fluctuating?
fluctuates from high to low.
What is qualitative motivation based on?
What is quantitative motivation based on?
What is intrinsic motivation?
want to do something for fun
What is identified motivation?
want to do something as it is important to you
What is introjected motivation?
want to do something to avoid guilt
What is external motivation?
want to do something as you feel pressure by others
What is amotivation?
complete lack of drive to do activities
Intrinsic and Identified motivation are autonomous or controlled types of motivation?
Introjected and External motivation are are autonomous or controlled types of motivation?
Dishman et al (2015) examined associations between motivation and exercise and found?
Found that intrinsic, identified and introjected motivation correlated to the most amount of intense exercise
What are the 3 psychological needs that make up motivation?
What is autonomy?
Whether its your personal choice or not.
What is competence?
Whether you feel able to perform or not.
What is relatedness?
Whether you feel connected to others or not.
What 2 environments affect motivation?
How does an autonomic environment affect motivation?
Promotes individuals POV
How does a controlling environment affect motivation?
Exerts pressure on individuals
Social environments are determined by?
Behaviors of significant others or the people within a certain context
Owen et al (2014) conducted a synthesized study on the global evidence between motivation type and physical activity and found?
Autonomous motivation had a positive correlation, where as controlled and amotivation had negative correlations.
Sebire et al (2014) investigated relationship between basic psychological needs and physical activity and found?
High psychological needs linked to intrinsic motivation which led to higher levels of physical activity