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An exploratory examination of sociometric status, athlete behaviour, and sport competence in adolescent female volleyball
Smith (2003) suggested in an influential review paper that behavioural observation and sociometry were two potentially useful but under-utilized methods for the study of peers in youth sport. Despite this call, the methods ...
Interpersonal Interactions and Athlete Development in Different Youth Sport Contexts
According to the 2008 Statistics Canada report on the extracurricular activities of Canadian children and youth, approximate 76% of Canadians under the age of 17 participate in sport. As such, sport represents a significant ...
Examining the Experiences of Athletes in Adult-led and Peer-led Youth Sport
Participation in a combination of adult-led and peer-led activities appears to lead to favourable outcomes in sport (Côté, Erickson, & Abernethy, 2013). However, very little is known regarding the potential differences in ...
An Exploratory Examination of Coach-Athlete Interactions in Adolescent Team Sport
The purpose of this study was to explore coach-athlete interactive behaviours. More specifically, it investigated why coaches choose to interact with their athletes, and why coaches interact with their athletes in a ...