The Relationship between Goal Orientation and Perceived Motivational Climate in Professional and Non-Professional Taekwondo of Isfahan City
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1Assistant Professor of Motor Behavior, sport sciences Departmeat, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran
2M.Sc.of Sport Management,Sport Sciences Department, Shahrekord university, Shahrekord ,Iran
3Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Sport sciences Department, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord , Iran
Abstract
A foundation of research has been conducted and offers insight into the motivational patterns of participants in sporting environments. In this regard, coaches can help increase their performance by recognizing the characteristics of athletes through appropriate motivational climate. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between achievement goal orientation and perceived motivational climate of professional and non-professional taekwondo athletes in Isfahan city.
The statistical population consisted of all professional and non-professional taekwondo athletes were 80 Taekwondo Club of Isfahan city, according to Morgan table, 300 samples were selected randomly from among 15 clubs. The sample included 124 professional taekwondo athletes with (24.9 ± 3.7 years) age and 144 non-professional taekwondo athletes with (25.2 ± 4.5 years) age. Data were collected by demographic questionnaire, Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ) Duda and Nichols (1992) and Perceived Motivational Climate in Sport Questionnaire (PMCSQ) Seifriz and et al (1992). Data were analyzed through Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient and multivariate regression analysis with stepwise regression method at the 0.05 level by SPSS soft wear.
The results showed that in professional taekwondo athletes there was a significant inverse relationship between goal orientation and Perceived Motivational Climate (r = - 0.420), ego orientation and Motivational Climate (r = - 0.435) and task orientation and motivational climate (r = - 0.354) (P<0.05). In non-professional Taekwondoers, the relationship between goal orientation and Perceived Motivational Climate (r = - 0.431), ego orientation and Motivational Climate (r = - 0.322) and task orientation and motivational climate (r = - 0.356) were inverse and significant (P<0.05). Multivariate regression results showed that there was a significant effect on the prediction of Perceived Motivational Climate of professional taekwondo ego orientation ، sporting experience and age and in non-professional taekwondo goal-oriented and age (P<0.05).
Overall, the results confirmed the inverse relationship between goal orientation and its dimensions with perceived motivational climate and showed that perceived motivational climate is predictable through goal-orientation.
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