Achievement Motivation Theory

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According to McClelland et al (1961) we can understand AM in terms of which 2 factors?
Motivation to succeed and fear or failure
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Whenever we enter a sporting situation we experience what?
Approach-avoidance conflict
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If intrinsic motivation to take part in sport is greater than anxiety then we will be motivated to?
Achieve highly
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Those who are low in intrinsic motivation and high in anxiety are likely to experience what?
A difficulty in competitive sport
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The main problem of the McClelland model is that it cannot be used to what?
Predict successful performance
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Who suggested that the term 'achievement' as it is used in the theory is too vague?
Nicholls et al (1984)
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Which is the correct equation?
Achievement motivation= intrinsic motivation- competitive anxiety
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