hedonism theory

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A theory that assumes that people are constant seekers of pleasure and avoiders of unpleasant stimuli. Therefore, according to the theory, human motives (including those associated with sport) can be understood with reference to whether the individual is moving towards pleasurable outcomes and consequences and)or avoiding unpleasant ones. See social reinforcement.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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