Exercise Researcher Deborah Feltz on Motivation and Goal Completion
Training compliance & commitment
This week we’re taking a close look at the psychology of movement and exercise. Deborah Feltz, distinguished professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University joins us for a wide-ranging conversation. We’ll be talking about self efficacy, in other words, a person’s ability to complete tasks and reach goals. Specifically we’ll be looking at the interrelationships of self-efficacy, motivation and performance among young athletes, teams, and coaches.
Professor Feltz also does research on groups of exercisers and on using gaming technology to increase motivation, commitment and compliance to meet training goals.
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