TITLE

Effects of Assigned Versus Participant-Set Goals on Skill Acquisition and Retention of a Selected Shooting Task

AUTHOR(S)
Boyce, B. Ann
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1992, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p220
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that examines the effects of assigned versus participant-set goals on the acquisition of skill and retention of a physical task. A sample of 138 students found that groups that were either assigned goals or had goals set by participants were significantly more successful than those with no goals.
ACCESSION #
20751879

 

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