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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 In-Depth Investigation of a Model Sport Program for Athletes with a Physical Disability
While previous research highlights the important benefits that sport participation can have for youth development, limited research has examined the sport experiences of athletes with disabilities (Martin, 2006). The purpose ...
A Personal Assets Approach to Youth Sport
Training and Psychosocial Patterns During the Early Development of Portuguese National Team Athletes
This study explored the early development of expert athletes compared to a group of athletes that did not achieve an expert level of performance despite being involved in youth events with their national squads. In particular, ...
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 ...
The Development of Coaching Knowledge
Coaches are known to fulfill many different roles including leader, psychologist, friend, teacher, personnel manager, administrator, fundraiser and role model. The papers presented in this special issue emphasize these ...
Examining the Origins of Team Building in Sport : A Citation Network and Genealogical Approach
Team building (TB) is regarded as one of the most effective group development interventions in organizations (Cannon-Bowers, J. A., & Bowers, C. . Team development and functioning. In S. Zedeck [Ed.] APA handbook of ...
Developmental Paths and Activities of Successful Sport Coaches
The purpose of this research report is to present an overview of an ongoing, international project designed to chart the developmental paths and activities of sport coaches. This brief report includes three sections: (a) ...
A New View: Exploring Positive Youth Development in Elite Sport Contexts
The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of the setting features within elite youth sport contexts from a coach’s perspective. Coaches are key aspects to programme delivery and in the physical, psychological ...
Coach Behaviors and Athlete Satisfaction in Team and Individual Sports
The coach can have a profound impact on athlete satisfaction, regardless of the level of sport involvement. Previous research has identified differences between coaching behavior preferences in team and individual sport ...