E113 TMA02 Part 1 – Essay Discuss how you could use theories and views of motivation to influence the motivation of people in sport and fitness environments. Motivation is understanding why people do things and using this to try to influence them to work towards goals and objectives. Mullins (cited in Rea and Lingam-Willgoss, 2014, p.60) suggests ‘motivation is a driving force through which people strive to achieve their goals and fulfil a need or uphold a value’. Motivation is a much used term in the Sport and Fitness environment. This essay will discuss three different theories of motivation and how they can be used to influence people within Sport and Fitness environments.
Internal definitions include sources of biological and psychological properties whereas fulfillment and objectives encourage motivation are defined within external definitions. Additionally, when considering the actions of behavior both internal and external foundations are manipulated by both internal and external motivation sources. “Motivation is what aids individuals actions and decisions. Motivation is the sister to what we determine as behavior, including our needs, desires, and ambitions in life.” Rabideau (2005, para. 2) The experiences of change an individual experiences derives from motivation.
Second, psychogenic, “such as the need for autonomy, achievement, affiliation, dominance, play, order, and so on.” (Pinel, J.P.J. 2008. p. 280). Also, needs often interact with dispositional traits such as extroversion and introversion. The dispositional trait will reflect how the person uses behavior to fulfill a need. The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) was created to help measure the needs for power, intimacy, and achievement in regards to motivation.
Motivation Carla Ransom PSY/355 09/13/2014 Lamia Omari Motivation When thinking about motivation and where it comes from can be amazing and mind blowing. Sometimes people need to motivate themselves and other people as well. It can help change the outcome of people dreams and how they complete what they set out to do. Motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors (Cherry, 2014, para. 1).
• Reflecting on work activities in an important way to develop knowledge, skills and practice enables us to reach our goals, achieve a better understanding of ourselves, self-awareness, strengths and weaknesses. To be able to reflect on how individuals are doing to transfer theoretical knowledge to practice. The things that I know or what I don’t know, how to achieve some goals, achievements and where I need to improve. 1.3 Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work • The ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work is to find out about individual history, attitudes, beliefs, promote empathy and be professional at work, by not posing my beliefs to others as they have a right to their own beliefs. 2.
In this cycle self-observation and evaluation helps to understand one’s own actions and to refine one’s practice on an ongoing basis for the benefits of the communities being served. It helps individuals become aware of the theories and motives behind their delivery and highlight areas that they can take steps to develop. 1.3 Examine methods that support effective reflective practice There are many different frameworks that have been
Once the needs have been fulfilled or achieved, people are then able to move to the next level. Maslow believed that these needs are similar to instincts and play a major role in motivating behavior (Cherry, 2010). Existentialism uses a philosophical approach which is called phenomenology. Phenomena are the contents of consciousness within an individual which are, the things, qualities, relationships, acts, memories, feelings, thoughts, fantasies, images, events, and so on, which we experience in our
Understand how personality traits of introversion and extroversion affect activities in a person’s life. 36. Be able to define instincts and identify examples of instincts. 37. Understand what current theories say about motivation including the drive-reduction theory.
Motives and Incentives are what drives people to be motivated. A motive is an internal character that is the source for motivation and cause of one's action (Decker, 2010). To better understand a motive, it is the physiological or psychological need within a person. A motive could be a feeling or emotion that pushes an individual to behave a certain way. Motives are associated with incentives.
Motivation Psychology 201 Professor Turner October 21, 2014 Professor Turner Psychology 201 21 October 2014 Motivation I view motivation to be some force or emotion that helps a person to achieve a certain task. The dictionary definition of motivation is the biological, emotional, cognitive, or social forces that activate and direct behavior. After reading the chapter, I believe that a person needs to be motivated to be successful in life or to reach one’s personal life goals. Without motivation, success cannot be achieved due to that the person would not have a force that that helps activate a person to achieve a goal. One theory of motivation in the textbook is about incentive theories, it states, “Incentive theories