Perception of Supportive and Thwarting Coaching Behaviors Among Physically Active Male Adults

Authors

  • Stanislav Sabaliauskas Vilnius University, Lithuania
  • Nelė Žilinskienė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Ričardas Gerasimovičius Lithuanian Armed Forces
  • Donatas Gražulis Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  • Darius Radžiukynas Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2022.148.4

Keywords:

self-determination theory, interpersonal behavior, support, thwarting

Abstract

The purpose of this study, which was conducted with a sample of healthy adult males, was to reveal how adults of different ages perceive a coach’s interpersonal behavior during sports. The study results showed the perception of interpersonal behavior among coaches and physically active men, influenced by their ages. Support and thwarting behaviors analysis of older individuals rated perceived coach support with higher scores. Younger men experienced more control and pressure during training.

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Published

2022-12-30

How to Cite

Sabaliauskas, S., Žilinskienė, N., Gerasimovičius, R., Gražulis, D., & Radžiukynas, D. (2022). Perception of Supportive and Thwarting Coaching Behaviors Among Physically Active Male Adults. Pedagogika, 148(4), 66–84. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2022.148.4