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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part D

Influence of motivation towards the academic performance in games and sports among BSEd-MAPEH interns in SDSSU-main campus


Author(s): Castor V Balacuit and Jeahr E Inabangan

Abstract: Motivation is intrinsic or extrinsic that is essential to achieve good, if not, excellent in performance of both academic and extra-curricular activities. This study revolves its investigation on the influence of motivation to the academic performance specifically in games and sports. Descriptive-correlation research design was utilized to describe and look for the relationships of the identified variables in this study. The respondents were universally identified comprising the 42 interns of BSED-MAPEH of Surigao del Sur State University (SDSSU). This exploration found out that the respondents are having an extreme intrinsic motivation than extrinsic motivation. However, it also revealed that intrinsic motivation cannot directly affect the academic performance in Games and Sports as their field of specialization because extrinsic motivation showed a significant relationship to their academic performance in Games and Sports. Consequently, the respondents are more extrinsically motivated when they are appreciated by their instructors and classmates. Thus, appreciation is vital for extrinsic motivation to build students’ empowerment. Hence, teachers shall reinforce a positive and genuine appreciation to students who are performing well to drive an increased participation and involvement throughout the class activities. Accordingly, the respondents seemed to be intimidated on the various educational activities when paired to extremely intelligent or proficient peers because they will feel inferior to the superiority of their pair.

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How to cite this article:
Castor V Balacuit, Jeahr E Inabangan. Influence of motivation towards the academic performance in games and sports among BSEd-MAPEH interns in SDSSU-main campus. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(3):220-224.
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