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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Season-Long Examination of the Intervention Tone of Coach-Athlete Interactions and Athlete Development in Youth Sport
Objectives: Coaches are a primary influence on athletes' development in youth sport (Horn, 2008). However, the intervention tone of coaches' behaviour has not been directly observed. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
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 ...
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 ...