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Engaging Immigrants in Youth Sport Coaching: Part 2. A Qualitative Analysis of the Barriers, Facilitators and Motivators for Involvement
Although research in the area of immigrants and their physical activity patterns has been steadily growing, there is still much to learn. The purpose of this study was to identify the barriers, facilitators and motivators ...
Gaining Insight into Actual and Preferred Sources of Coaching Knowledge
Previous research has suggested that current formal coach education programs do not fully meet the learning needs of coaches. The purpose of the present study was to examine actual and preferred sources of coaching knowledge ...
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 ...
The Intervention Tone of Coaches' Behaviour: Development of the Assessment of Coaching Tone (ACT) Observational Coding System
The importance of coaches' interactive behaviour with respect to athlete development has long been recognized. While a number of observational coding systems exist to record the instructional content of coaches' interactive ...
Tracing the Origins of Athlete Development Models in Sport: a Citation Path Analysis
Reviews of the sport psychology literature have identified a number of models of athlete development in sport (Alfermann & Stambulova, 2007; Durand-Bush &Salmela, 2001). However, minimal research has investigated the origins ...
Examining Coach–Athlete Interactions Using State Space Grids: An Observational Analysis in Competitive Youth Sport
Objective The purpose of this study was to compare the coach–athlete interaction structures of two competitive youth synchronized swimming teams differentiated on the basis of level of success. Design This comparison ...
Understanding Sources of Knowledge for Coaches of Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities
Background: Recent research has investigated development of coaching knowledge; however, less research has investigated the development of coaches who coach athletes with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of this study ...
Involving Immigrants in Youth Sport Coaching: Part 1. A Literature Review and Quantitative Profile
Little, if any, previous research has investigated the involvement of immigrants in sport coaching. This is the first of a series of two articles that focus on this issue. In this article, following a general literature ...
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 ...
Athlete Development and Coaching