Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

MOTIVATIONAL CLIMATE IN INDIVIDUAL SPORTS AND SET IN MEXICAN YOUTH ATHLETES

Abstract

José Francisco Galván Mata, Jeanette M. López-Walle, José Alberto Pérez García, José L. Tristán Rodríguez y Rosa Elena Medina Rodríguez

The questionnaire PMCSQ-2 is based on the Theory of
Achievement Goal, refers to the individual’s goals are to strive to demonstrate
competence and ability in achievement contexts, these being the main factor
in determining achieving success or failure. It has two variants in which athletes
perceive the coach creating a climate of involvement in the task or ego. The
aim of this study is to investigate the motivational climate created by the coach
to athletes. Participants, 474 men and 365 women, aged between 9-23 years. The
instruments used were: PMSCQ- singles of 24 items, and set PMSCQ-2 29 item.
The procedure was applied to athletes during the OlimpiadaNacionalJuvenil.
The results confirm that the psychometric properties of the questionnaire
PMCSQ-2 are reliable and valid.

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