Sport Motivation Orientations: Beware of Jingle-Jangle Fallacies

Marsh, Herbert W.
December 1994
Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Dec1994, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p365
Academic Journal
Evaluates the similarity of the motivation constructs measured by the Perceptions of Success Questionnaire and the Sports Orientation Questionnaire. Use of confirmatory factor analyses of responses; Assessment of competitiveness; Bewareness of jingle-jangle fallacies.


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