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International Olympic Committee Consensus Statement on Youth Athletic Development
The health, fitness and other advantages of youth sports participation are well recognised. However, there are considerable challenges for all stakeholders involved—especially youth athletes—in trying to maintain inclusive, ...
Evidence-Based Policies for Youth Sport Programmes
Youth sport involvement can lead to outcomes classified as the 3Ps: performance, participation and personal development. The 3Ps are central to youth sport systems aimed at providing quality experiences to participants. A ...
Systematic Observation of Youth Ice Hockey Coaches During Games
The behaviors of youth ice hockey coaches during games are examined using the Coaches Observation System for Games. This tool identifies 16 types of coach behaviors and eight targets of such behaviors. Findings reveal that ...
Experience in Competitive Youth Sport and Needs Satisfaction: The Singapore Story
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between sport experiences and psychological needs satisfaction of Singapore high school athletes who were involved in inter-school competition. A total of 1250 ...
The Role of Enjoyment and Motivational Climate in Relation to the Personal Development of Team Sport Athletes
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 ...
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 ...