Understanding Motivation in Physical Activity

Motivation plays a vital role in why people engage in different forms of physical activity – from sport and exercise to dance and yoga. This article focuses on three aspects of motivation: definition of motivation, perspectives on motivation, and theories of motivation (in exercise and sport contexts).

Understanding Physical Activity

Physical activity plays a vital role in maintaining sound physical and psychological health and well-being. Despite the well-documented benefits, a large proportion of the world population do not engage in regular physical activity.