ERPA International Congress on Education (ERPA), İstanbul, Turkey, 6 - 08 June 2014, vol.152, pp.465-469
The purpose of the present research is examining the relationship between role satisfaction and achievement motivation among players. In addition, the present research aims at examining whether there are significant differences in players' role satisfaction levels and achievement motivation levels in terms of age groups, gender, length of sporting, country, and the roles they assume within the team. 29 female, 46 male; a total of 76 elite veteran players selected via random sampling method among elite veteran players who participated in international veteran friendly matches participated in the research. Questionnaire form that consists of three parts was used as the data collection tool of the present study. First part of the questionnaire form includes 4 questions about the players' personal information; the second part is Role Satisfaction Scale developed by Bray (1998), and the third part includes the Sports Motivation Scale developed by Pelletier et al. (1995). According to research findings, there are significant differences in players' role satisfaction and achievement motivation levels in terms of age groups, gender, length of sporting and countries (p<0.005). Research findings show that there is a significant correlation between role satisfaction and achievement motivation at a 0.01 significance level. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.