Motivation and factors affecting motivation Health, Sports & Psychology This free course explores the term 'motivation' and factors affecting motivation. This includes looking at the most influential theories of motivation that contribute to understanding the causes of motivation. The motivation of sports people and people working in sport and fitness environments are used to help understand the theories presented. The Open University The Open University Course text/html E113_1 E113_1 en-GB Copyright © 2016 The Open University