Goal Proximity and Achievement Motivation of High School Boys in a Basketball Shooting Task

Howe, Bruce; Poole, Rob
April 1992
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1992, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p248
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that examined goal proximity and achievement motivation of high school boys while participating in a basketball shooting task. An experiment involving 79 male students in the tenth grade revealed that no significant differences were present among boys classified as high achievers and low achievers.


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