"An explaination of behaviour that assume our personality depends on our traits and on the environment"
- Hollanders Model suggest that our personality is layered: psychological core (represents values and attitudes), typical response (gives a good indication of corre), role-related (actual response to different circumstances)
- Kurt Lewins Formula Behaviour= function of (Personality and Environment) --> this means; 1. causes of our behaviour can be separated into P and E, 2. Personality traits are internal causes, 3. Environmental variables are external, 4. Behaviour is due to P and E
Profile of Mood States (Morgan) - a way of measuring the moods of those who participate in sport. - 6 measures - higher vigour - iceberg profile for successful athletes
Achievement Motivation Theory
1. Nach - approach behaviour - seeks a challenge - enjoys evaluation - task persistance
2. Naf - aviodance behavour - avoids challenge - performs worse if evaluated
Interpretation of success - Task orientated (success= playing well) - Ego orientated (success= superiority)