Motivational and the Development of Excellence in Young Athletes




Place: NIH. Prøveforelesning: After exiting the arena: Sustaining self-regulation and maintaining motivation in life after sport." (note: use alternative theories to SDT).

Formal title

Development of Excellence in Young Norwegian Athletes The Importance of Self-Determined Motivation and Self-Regulated Behaviors


The project aims at investigating the associations between levels of self-determined motivation and self-regulatory characteristics, and whether these motivational variables influence training load, optimal development, and performance in youth sport participants.


Data will be collected quantitatively and qualitatively using cross-sectional and longitudinal designs by means of surveys and logs.


Results will be published continuously.

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