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Examining Coach–Athlete Interactions Using State Space Grids: An Observational Analysis in Competitive Youth Sport
Objective The purpose of this study was to compare the coach–athlete interaction structures of two competitive youth synchronized swimming teams differentiated on the basis of level of success. Design This comparison ...
The Utility of the State Space Grid Method for Studying Peer Interactions in Youth Sport
Although previous studies indicate that peer interactions represent an important component of the youth sport experience, studies examining peer interactions in the sport context are limited. Furthermore, the methodological ...
An Appraisal of Athlete Development Models Through Citation Network Analysis
Background and purpose A number of models have been proposed to help explain how athletes develop in sport. However, minimal research has attempted to examine the prominence and interconnectivity of the athlete development ...
Positive Youth Development: A Measurement Framework for Sport
The 4Cs of positive youth development (PYD; competence, confidence, connection, and character) have been advocated as desirable athlete outcomes of sport participation, and in effect, a useful proxy measure of coaching ...
Experience in Competitive Youth Sport and Needs Satisfaction: The Singapore Story
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between sport experiences and psychological needs satisfaction of Singapore high school athletes who were involved in inter-school competition. A total of 1250 ...
Tracing the Origins of Athlete Development Models in Sport: a Citation Path Analysis
Reviews of the sport psychology literature have identified a number of models of athlete development in sport (Alfermann & Stambulova, 2007; Durand-Bush &Salmela, 2001). However, minimal research has investigated the origins ...
Athlete Development and Coaching
The Intervention Tone of Coaches' Behaviour: Development of the Assessment of Coaching Tone (ACT) Observational Coding System
The importance of coaches' interactive behaviour with respect to athlete development has long been recognized. While a number of observational coding systems exist to record the instructional content of coaches' interactive ...
Season-Long Examination of the Intervention Tone of Coach-Athlete Interactions and Athlete Development in Youth Sport
Objectives: Coaches are a primary influence on athletes' development in youth sport (Horn, 2008). However, the intervention tone of coaches' behaviour has not been directly observed. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Sport Experiences, Milestones, and Educational Activities Associated With High-Performance Coaches' Development
What experiences are needed to become a high-performance coach? The present study addressed this question through structured retrospective quantitative interviews with 10 team- and 9 individual-sport coaches at the ...