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Antécédents et conséquences des dynamiques motivationnelles et émotionnelles des jeunes athlètes en centre d'entraînement intensif

Abstract : Young elite athletes involved in intensive training centres are confronted with many constraints. Motivational and emotional experiences play a part in the adaptation to the environment and promote the performance and well-being of these athletes. The main objective of this thesis was to develop knowledge about the motivational and emotional dynamics of young elite athletes involved in intensive training centres. The first chapter aimed to introduce the theoretical framework of this work and the second chapter presented the methodological and experimental framework used throughout the ten studies of this thesis. In the third chapter, a large investigation was conducted to identify distinct motivational and emotional sub-groups during a sports season to highlight the heterogeneity and variability of young athletes' motivational and emotional experiences. In the fourth chapter, this quantitative approach was complemented by detailed analyses of the dynamics and the relationships between selected variables related to these psychological processes during the sport season. This chapter explored the antecedents and consequences of emotional and motivational processes for young elite athletes. The fifth chapter aimed to set up and evaluate two intervention programs to athletes' psychological experiences. The purposes of these interventions were to (a) improve the emotional intelligence of young elite table tennis players and (b) promote an environment that supports the basic psychological needs through a coach training protocol. The results revealed the adaptive effects of the programs on the emotional competences of the athletes as well as on the levels of satisfaction and frustration of basic psychological needs and on the emotions experienced during the season. A final chapter provided a general discussion to develop the theoretical, methodological, and applied contributions of the studies. Finally, after displaying the limits and perspectives of this research, practical recommendations were provided for sport stakeholders
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Valérian Cece. Antécédents et conséquences des dynamiques motivationnelles et émotionnelles des jeunes athlètes en centre d'entraînement intensif. Psychologie. Université de Lyon, 2020. Français. ⟨NNT : 2020LYSE1195⟩. ⟨tel-03394930⟩



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