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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: ...
Youth Sport Programs: An Avenue to Foster Positive Youth Development
Concern about the growth in adolescent problem behaviours (e.g. delinquency, drug use) has led to increased interest in positive youth development, and a surge in funding for ‘after school programs.’ We evaluate the potential ...