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    • Athlete Perceptions of Intra-Group Conflict in Sport Teams 

      Paradis, Kyle F.; Carron, Albert V.; Martin, Luc J. (2016-06-01)
      The study of conflict has been of primary interest in various fields such as organisational psychology for decades (e.g. Barki & Hartwick, 2004). In sport psychology, however, conflict research has been almost nonexistent ...
    • Cliques in Sport: Perceptions of Intercollegiate Athletes 

      Martin, Luc J.; Wilson, Jessi; Evans, M. Blair; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-14)
      Although cliques are often referenced in sporting circles, they have received little attention in the group dynamics literature. This is surprising given their potential influence on group-related processes that could ...
    • Coach perspectives on the ‘groups within the group’: An analysis of subgroups and cliques in sport. 

      Martin, Luc J.; Evans, M. Blair; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-12)
      The importance of identifying and understanding subgroups within teams has been highlighted in the sport literature for a number of years (e.g., Eys, Loughead, Bray, & Carron, 2009; Fletcher & Hanton, 2003). Despite a ...
    • Cohesion and Performance for Female and Male Sport Teams 

      Eys, Mark A.; Ohlert, Jeannine; Evans, M. Blair; Wolf, Svenja A.; Martin, Luc J.; Van Bussel, Michael; Steins, Charlotte (2016-04-14)
      A previous meta-analysis examining the relationship between cohesion and performance (Carron, Colman, Wheeler, & Stevens, 2002) revealed that this relationship was significantly stronger for female teams as compared with ...
    • Cohesion in Sport: New Directions for Practitioners 

      Martin, Luc J.; Paradis, Kyle F.; Eys, Mark A.; Evans, Blair (2016-04-25)
      The general objectives of the present article are to provide an overview of the group dynamics phenomenon known as “cohesion” and convey useful information to practitioners with regard to its conceptualization, measurement, ...
    • Development and Validation of an Inventory to Assess Conflict in Sport Teams: the Group Conflict Questionnaire 

      Paradis, Kyle F.; Carron, Albert V.; Martin, Luc J. (2016-04-14)
      The purpose of the study was to develop and validate a conceptually and psychometrically sound conflict questionnaire for sport. The development process involved 3 phases: (a) a qualitative phase, (b) a content and factorial ...
    • Development of a Cohesion Inventory for Children's Sport Teams 

      Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Loughead, Todd M. (2016-04-26)
      The purpose of the present study was to develop an inventory designed to measure cohesion in children's (ages 9–12) sport teams. In order to carry out this task, a three-phase research program was undertaken. Phase 1 ...
    • Examining the Relationship Between Passion and Perceptions of Cohesion in Athletes 

      Paradis, Kyle F.; Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V. (2016-05-27)
      The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship of harmonious and obsessive passion to perceptions of task and social cohesion in team sport athletes. Participants were 370 competitive (N=252) and ...
    • Group Cohesion and Positive Youth Development in Team Sport Athletes 

      Bruner, Mark W.; Eys, Mark A.; Wilson, Kathleen S.; Côté, Jean (2016-04-28)
      Previous research demonstrates that the cohesion of a group can influence the perceptions of its individual group members. The purpose of this study was to examine group cohesion and perceptions of positive youth development ...
    • A Group-Enhanced Sprint Interval Training Program for Amateur Athletes 

      Martin, Luc J.; Anderson, Scott H.; Schmale, Matthew S.; Hallworth, Jillian R.; Hazell, Tom J. (2016-07-26)
      Sprint interval training (SIT) can elicit improvements in aerobic and anaerobic capacity. While variations in SIT protocols have been investigated, the influence of social processes cannot be overlooked. As research supports ...
    • Influence of Sport Type and Interdependence on the Developmental Experiences of Youth Male Athletes 

      Bruner, Mark W.; Hall, Jonathan; Côté, Jean (2016-05-03)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between sport type, interdependence (task and outcome), and the developmental experiences of select male basketball players (n=129) and middle-distance runners ...
    • The Social Environment in Children’s Sport: Cohesion, Social Acceptance, Commitment, and Enjoyment 

      Donkers, Janice L.; Martin, Luc J.; Paradis, Kyle F.; Anderson, Scott H. (2016-06-01)
      The primary purpose of the current study was to determine whether perceptions of cohesion mediated the relationship between social acceptance and individual commitment and enjoyment in children’s sport. A secondary purpose ...
    • The Use of Group Dynamics Strategies to Enhance Cohesion in a Lifestyle Intervention Program for Obese Children 

      Martin, Luc J.; Burke, Shauna M.; Shapiro, Sheree; Carron, Albert V.; Irwin, Jennifer D.; Petrella, Robert; Prapavessis, Harry; Shoemaker, Kevin (2016-04-27)
      Background Most research pertaining to childhood obesity has assessed the effectiveness of preventative interventions, while relatively little has been done to advance knowledge in the treatment of obesity. Thus, a ...
    • Validation of the Child Sport Cohesion Questionnaire 

      Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Loughead, Todd M. (2016-04-26)
      The purpose of the present study was to test the validity evidence of the Child Sport Cohesion Questionnaire (CSCQ). To accomplish this task, convergent, discriminant, and known-group difference validity were examined, ...