Competitive Attitudes of Children and Adolescent Athletes
Youth athletes undergo a significant number of physiological and psychological changes as they mature within their respective sports. They are often noted by coaches to transform from noncompetitive to very competitive as they grow. Trait competitiveness has been described in previous literature as Competing to Win/CW (competing to dominate others) and Competing to Excel/CE (competing to surpass personal goals) . This study aims to determine if a change from competing to excel to competing to win occurs in association with age and gender. Three questionnaires (Hypercompetitive Attitude Scale, ...
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