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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: ...
Psychometric Properties of the Youth Experience Survey With Young Athletes
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 ...
A New View: Exploring Positive Youth Development in Elite Sport Contexts
The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of the setting features within elite youth sport contexts from a coach’s perspective. Coaches are key aspects to programme delivery and in the physical, psychological ...
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 ...
An Evaluation of Personal and Contextual Factors in Competitive Youth Sport
Because millions of youth are involved in sport, the sport context is important to consider in advancing the growth experiences of young people (Cˆot´e et al., 2007; Fraser-Thomas et al., 2005). Furthermore, research in ...