Goal orientation among KARISMA 2018 athletes

  • Nurasiken Hanafiah Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kampus Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Daniyal Donny Man Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kampus Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Nur Khairunisa Abu Talip Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kampus Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Suhardi Kram Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kampus Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia
Keywords: Goal Orientation, Task Orientation, Ego Orientation, Team Sports, Individual Sports


Goal orientation is a part of the psychological factors that needed by athletes to achieve a better performance in a competition. The aim of this study is to investigate the difference of goal orientation between gender and type of sports among Karnival Sukan Mahasiswa UiTM (KARiSMA) Perak athletes. Task and ego sport questionnaire (TEOSQ) was used to examine the goal orientation among athletes. There were four hundred (n=400) participants for this study. The results show that there was no significant difference between task orientation and gender. However, there was a significant difference observed between genders of athletes in terms of ego orientation. Furthermore, there was a significant difference in goal orientation between types of sport. In conclusion, if the athletes were able to set the goals in task orientation, the athletes can achieve better in sport.


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How to Cite
Hanafiah, N., Donny Man, D., Abu Talip, N. K., & Kram, S. (2020). Goal orientation among KARISMA 2018 athletes. Jurnal Sains Sukan & Pendidikan Jasmani, 9(2), 10-16. https://doi.org/10.37134/jsspj.vol9.2.2.2020