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Longitudinal study of preadolescent sport self-concept and performance: reciprocal effects and causal ordering.

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Do preadolescent sport self-concepts influence subsequent sport performance? Longitudinal data (Grades 3, 4, and 6) for young boys and girls (N= 1,135; mean age = 9.67) were used to test reciprocal effects model (REM) predictions that sport self-concept is both a cause and a consequence of sport accomplishments. Controlling prior sport performance (performance-based measures and teacher assessments), prior sport self-concept had positive effects on subsequent sport performance in both Grade 4...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Gerlach, E More by this author
Trautwein, U More by this author
Lüdtke, O More by this author
Brettschneider, WD More by this author
Journal:
Child development
Volume:
78
Issue:
6
Pages:
1640-1656
Publication date:
2007
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EISSN:
1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
URN:
uuid:f3a65521-1da4-4a56-af12-ec42385bbd8a
Source identifiers:
103186
Local pid:
pubs:103186

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