DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.11.004
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Tshepang Tshube, Dele Akpata, Brandon Irwin

Abstract: This study examined the extent to which athletes are motivated by social and tangible nonmonetary incentives. Junior (ages 13−18) and elite (19 and above) athletes (190 males and 180 females) from different clubs in Botswana responded to a questionnaire assessing their perceptions of and the extent to which they were motivated by tangible (e.g., cars and scholarships) and social (e.g., media coverage and praise from leaders, e.g., president) nonmonetary incentives. Results showed that Botswana athletes placed …

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