Derginin Adı: The International Research Journal of Education and Sciences (IRJES)
Cilt: 2020/4
Sayı: 1
Makale Başlık: What Motivates Borneo International Marathon Runners?
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Makale Eklenme Tarihi: 30.6.2020
Okunma Sayısı: 0
Makale Özeti: The most obvious reason for participating in endurance or aerobic exercise is to obtain health and fitness benefits; however, marathon runners voluntarily expose themselves to stress and strain well beyond what is necessary to achieve these advantages. This study aims to examine the motivation of runner in marathon event. The instruments used in this study is The Motivations of Marathoners Scales (α=.71 to .86). It was administered to 240 runners (mean age 27.2 ± 7.3 years; mean BMI 22.76 ±4.21; 120 males and 120 females) who participating in Borneo Marathon 2018. Descriptive and Inferential statistics (t-test and one-way ANOVA) were employed to analyse the data. Psychological motives, Physical Health Motives, Social Motives and Achievement Motives were identified at a moderate level. No significant differences were observed between genders except Physical Health Motives. The value of the mean difference where showed that men Physical Health Motives were higher compared to women. There were significant differences were observed between race categories except Achievement Motive and also no significant differences were observed between race categories except Physical Health Motives. No significant differences were observed between BMI. In conclusion, the Physical Health Motives Future research should investigate the effectiveness of motivation interventions in enhancing community to participate in the future marathon event.
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