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    • Children’s Perceptions of Cohesion 

      Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Lougheed, Todd M. (2016-05-27)
      The general purpose of the two studies reported here was to examine perceptions of team cohesiveness in children aged 9 to 12 years. In Study 1, focus groups were used to examine individual perceptions of cohesion from the ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Embracing Athletic Identity in the Face of Threat. 

      Benson, Alex J.; Evans, M. Blair; Surya, Mark; Martin, Luc J.; Eys, Mark A. (2016-04-14)
      When reminded of the impending end to their athletic career, it may benefit athletes to prioritize other identities and goals that will be more important in the future. However, by applying a general process model of ...
    • Examining the Origins of Team Building in Sport : A Citation Network and Genealogical Approach 

      Bruner, Mark W.; Beauchamp, Mark R.; Eys, Mark A.; Côté, Jean (2016-05-02)
      Team building (TB) is regarded as one of the most effective group development interventions in organizations (Cannon-Bowers, J. A., & Bowers, C. [2010]. Team development and functioning. In S. Zedeck [Ed.] APA handbook of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Psychometric Properties of the Youth Experience Survey With Young Athletes 

      Macdonald, Dany J.; Côté, Jean; Eys, Mark A.; Deakin, Janice (2016-05-03)
      Objectives The topic of positive youth development through sport has received much research attention in recent years. However, a specific tool that measures this construct has yet to be fully developed. The purpose of ...
    • The Role of Enjoyment and Motivational Climate in Relation to the Personal Development of Team Sport Athletes 

      Macdonald, Dany J.; Côté, Jean; Eys, Mark A.; Deakin, Janice (2016-06-02)
      Sport has been identified as a context in which youth encounter positive and negative experiences. However, relatively little is known about the factors that lead to positive and negative personal development among sport ...
    • The Social Environment in Sport: Selected Topics 

      Martin, Luc J.; Bruner, Mark W.; Eys, Mark A.; Spink, Kevin S. (2016-04-14)
      The purpose of the present article is to provide a summary of recent developments for select constructs that reflect the social environment of groups and have the potential to add to our knowledge relating to group processes ...
    • 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, ...