The Relationship between Autonomy and Achievement Motivation of University Players

대학선수들의 자율성과 성취동기와의 관계

  • Received : 2016.02.01
  • Accepted : 2016.03.20
  • Published : 2016.03.28


This study intends to figure out the relationship between autonomy and achievement motivation of the university players. For this purpose, Survey was performed to Seoul and Metropolitan area's 25 sports 396 Players., And using SPSS 18 and AMOS program descriptive statistics, exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, reliability analysis were conducted. Based on purified data through the process, the relationship between autonomy and achievement motivation was verified with correlation analysis and regression analysis. As a result, autonomy was recognized by male player higher than female player, and in goal-orientation of the access tendency of achievement goal orientation, male player showed higher scores. And in mastery-avoidance of avoidance, female player showed higher scores and in performance-avoidance, male player showed higher scores. According to regression analysis, autonomy affects mastery-approach and achievement goal orientation of the performance-approach.


Autonomy;achievement goal orientation;University player;mastery-approach;performance-approach


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