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Engaging Immigrants in Youth Sport Coaching: Part 2. A Qualitative Analysis of the Barriers, Facilitators and Motivators for Involvement
Although research in the area of immigrants and their physical activity patterns has been steadily growing, there is still much to learn. The purpose of this study was to identify the barriers, facilitators and motivators ...
Involving Immigrants in Youth Sport Coaching: Part 1. A Literature Review and Quantitative Profile
Little, if any, previous research has investigated the involvement of immigrants in sport coaching. This is the first of a series of two articles that focus on this issue. In this article, following a general literature ...
The Knowledge of High-Performance Gymnastic Coaches : Competition and Training Considerations
The purpose of this study is to report the knowledge used in training and competition by 17 expert high-performance gymnastic coaches. A qualitative research methodology was used to collect and inductively analyze the data. ...
Towards a Definition of Excellence in Sport Coaching
In this paper, we propose different definitions of coaching excellence based on two principles. First,the application of coaching skill,as in any other domain of excellence, is context-dependent. Second, excellent coaches ...
On the utility of deliberate practice: Predicting performance in ultra-endurance triathletes from training indices
The theory of deliberate practice (Ericsson, Krampe, & Tesch-Romer 1993) and the principle of specificity maintain that specific forms of training (i.e., deliberate practice) are the most beneficial to performance improvements. ...
The Knowledge of High-Performance Gymnastic Coaches: Methodological Framework
An expert system approach (Buchanan et al., 1983) was used to identify and conceptualize the knowledge of 17 Canadian expert high-performance gymnastic coaches. By using a qualitative research methodology based on the ...
Effects of progressive exercise on attentional focus
To replicate 1986 work of Salmela and Ndoye on whether physical arousal from riding a stationary bicycle led to narrowing of attentional focus 17 subjects responded to a verbal 5-choice RT task while pedalling to exhaustion. ...
Confidence Building Strategies Used by High-Level Rowing Coaches
Presents a summary of the article `Confidence Building Strategies Used by High-Level Rowing Coaches,' by W.A. Sedgwick, J. Cote and J. Dowd which appeared in the 1997 issue of the journal `AVANTE.'