Author: Samra Ghafar
Supervisor: Shahnila Tariq
University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan
The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between fear of failure, and success resilience and academic motivation of sport students It is hypothesized that fear of failure and success, resilience and academic motivation are positively correlated in sports students. The sample was comprised of (N = 150) boys and girls students. Correlational research design was used in this research. Convenience sampling technique was also used for data collection. The Performance Failure Appraisal Inventory by Conroy (PFAI, 2001), Fear of Success by Allison and Zuckerman (FOS, 1976) , Resilience Scale by Smith (BRS,2008) and Academic Motivation Scale developed by (Gravetter &Wallanau, 2007) was used to assess the relationship between fear of failure, and success, resilience and academic motivation of sport students. Pearson Product Moment correlation was used to analyze the data. On the other hand, T test and simple linear regression also was used to analyze the data. This study will have important implications on motivation level of sports students to achieve their goal. The results revealed that there was a positive correlation between fear of failure, and success, resilience and academic motivation of sport students.
Keywords: Fear of Failure and Success, Resilience, Academic Motivation.
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