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The influence of sport type and interdependence on the growth experiences of young male athletes
The purpose of this study was to examine how sport type and interdependence were associated with the growth experiences of select level male basketball players (n = 150) and distance runners (n = 98), aged 14 to 17 years. ...
Exploring Youth Sport Contexts: a Look at Young Female Athletes' Perceptions of Their Specialized Sport Experience
In sports like gymnastics and figure skating where peak performance occurs before physical maturation it logically follows that athletes need to be dedicated to their athletic development at a young age if elite performance ...