Motivation helps in the way you do anything.
identify three need of motivation
achivement motivation is seen as a personality factor and describes our presistance in striving for success
Chris Voelz has written: 'Motivation in coaching a team sport' -- subject(s): Achievement motivation, Coaching (Athletics), Psychological aspects, Psychological aspects of Sports, Sports, Sports for women
Need based perspective on motivation is what is sounds like it would be. Someone's idea of motivation is based on the idea that they need something.
To set goals in sports keeps you motivated in whatever you do. And if you have motivation to do something, then you'll try harder and give it your best. Which will sometimes allow you to win!
Thomas A. Tutko has written: 'Coach's practical guide to athletic motivation' -- subject(s): Motivation (Psychology), Psychological aspects, Psychological aspects of Sports, Sports
They dont play as well.
Well motivation gives us the mindset that you can do it. Mind over matter is a simple way to look at it.
Motivation is the drive to do something, the self discipline to do more; if you have low motivation then you will not be pushed hard to do well. In sports performance when you are not motivated you will not perform at your maximum ability. Whereas if you are fully motivated then you will give yourself a better chance to acheive your goal.
Trait motivation is if you are someone that is extrovertthen you are more likely going to be motivated to play for team sports instead of individual sports e.g. football, but if you are someone who is introvert then you are going to be more motivated for participating in individual sports, e.g. swimming.