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participation motivation


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Collective term given to the reasons why a person becomes involved in or withdraw from sports. Typically, the term is applied to the sport participation of children. Reasons for their participation vary, but generally include fun, competition, and fitness. Children with a higher perceived physical ability (PPA) have been found to be more intrinsically motivated for their sport participation than those of lower PPA levels.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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