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The Smoker's Health Project: A Self-Determination Theory Intervention to Facilitate Maintenance of Tobacco Abstinence.
Theoretically, the MCPES included the three cornerstones related to the social environment to satisfy three psychological needs proposed in the self-determination theory (Deci and Ryan, 2000) and achievement goal theory (Nicholls, 1989), namely perceived autonomy, social relatedness, and task-involvement.
The design of the course emphasizes the components of the Self-determination theory by implementing assignments that promote the fulfillment of all three psychological needs.
The results of these course evaluations were very similar to those used in research on self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2000; Sheldon & Biddle, 1998).
Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized control trial in women.
In self-determination theory terms, teachers whose need for competence and relatedness are satisfied have higher levels of intrinsic interest in their work and thus are more interested in professional growth opportunities.
Adherence and well-being in overweight and obese patients referred to an exercise on prescription scheme: A self-determination theory perspective.
Testing a self-determination theory process model for promoting glycemic control through diabetes self-management.
Autonomy Support at diabetes camp: A self-determination theory approach to therapeutic recreation.
Self-Determination Theory sees behavior as motivated by needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness with others (Deci & Ryan, 1980b) Intrinsic motivation is key to this theory.
This book collects the latest work in the field, investigating areas such as attention and motivation, the motivational function of emotions, social psychological motivations and foundations of dietary preference, and self-determination theory and the theory of planned behavior.
They are self-determination theory, the agentic perspective, goal setting theory, and attribution theory.