Now showing items 1-10 of 11
Community Size in Youth Sport Settings: Examining Developmental Assets and Sport Withdrawal
Despite the popularity of youth sport programs, little research has examined the psychosocial benefits assumed to stem from involvement. Some studies suggest birthplace influences the development of elite athletes, but ...
Play, Practice, and Athlete Development
Understanding Dropout and Prolonged Engagement in Adolescent Competitive Sport
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to gain understanding of training patterns and roles of significant others (i.e. coaches, parents, peers, and siblings) in adolescent swimmers’ sport participation patterns. Design: ...
L’Utilisation D’Entretiens Quantitatifs Pour Détecter L’influence des Parents Dans le Développement de Compétences Sportives Chez Les Athlètes
Past research has indicated that parents influence children’s sport performance, but studies using qualitative methodologies and lacking comparison groups have failed to outline specific parent behaviors that constitute ...
Examining Adolescent Sport Dropout and Prolonged Engagement from a Developmental Perspective
This study examined youth sport dropout and prolonged engagement from a developmental perspective focusing on physical and psychosocial factors. Twenty-five dropout and 25 engaged adolescent swimmers, matched on key ...
Structured Sports and Physical Activities: Their Critical Role
Even though one recognizes the physical and psychological kindness of h more and more involvement of the children to the physical and sporty activities, these programs seem more and more inaccessible to some. This article ...
Youth Sports: Implementing Findings and Moving Forward with Research
This paper reviews the literature, outlines practical implications, and discusses future studies in youth sport researc h. The literature is discussed in light of three potential benefits of youth sport participation ...
Athlete Development and Coaching
Sport Experiences, Milestones, and Educational Activities Associated With High-Performance Coaches' Development
What experiences are needed to become a high-performance coach? The present study addressed this question through structured retrospective quantitative interviews with 10 team- and 9 individual-sport coaches at the ...