• The Benefits of Sampling Sports During Childhood 

      Côté, Jean; Horton, Sean; Macdonald, Dany J.; Wilkes, Scott (2016-06-02)
      Sampling may promote prolonged engagement in sport by limiting physical injuries (Fraser-Thomas et al., 2005). Overtraining injuries are a concern for young athletes who specialize in one sport and engage in high volumes ...
    • The Developmental Model of Sport Participation: 15 Years After Its First Conceptualization 

      Côté, Jean; Vierimaa, Matthew (2016-04-28)
      The Developmental Model of Sport Participation (DMSP) is a model of athlete development which has been comprehensively researched and refined over the last 15 years. The DMSP is based upon theoretical and empirical data ...
    • Evidence-Based Policies for Youth Sport Programmes 

      Côté, Jean; Hancock, David J. (2016-04-28)
      Youth sport involvement can lead to outcomes classified as the 3Ps: performance, participation and personal development. The 3Ps are central to youth sport systems aimed at providing quality experiences to participants. A ...