A Basic Needs Theory Investigation of Adolescents' Physical Self-Concept and Global Self-Esteem
Garn, Alex C., McCaughtry, Nathan, Martin, Jeffrey, Shen, Bo, Fahlman, Mariane, International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
This investigation tested a Basic Needs Theory (BNT) model of physical self-concept with urban adolescents participating in high school physical education (PE). Direct relationships among autonomy support in PE, overall need satisfaction in PE, physical self-concept, and global self-esteem were tested in the model. The mediating roles of overall need satisfaction and physical self-concept were also tested. High school students (N = 1022) completed questionnaires pertaining to autonomy support, need satisfaction, physical self-concept, and global self-esteem. Results from structural equation modeling revealed a good fit of the data to the hypothesized model. In the structural model all …
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Publication information: Article title: A Basic Needs Theory Investigation of Adolescents' Physical Self-Concept and Global Self-Esteem. Contributors: Garn, Alex C. - Author, McCaughtry, Nathan - Author, Martin, Jeffrey - Author, Shen, Bo - Author, Fahlman, Mariane - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Volume: 10. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 2012. Page number: 314+. © Fitness Information Technology, A Division of ICPE West Virginia University Jun 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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