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The Developmental Experiences of Adolescent Females in Structured Basketball Programs
The purpose of the present study was to determine whether adolescent females had unique developmental experiences in different types of basketball programs. The Youth Experiences Survey 2.0 [YES] (Hansen & Larson, 2005) ...
Gaining Insight into Actual and Preferred Sources of Coaching Knowledge
Previous research has suggested that current formal coach education programs do not fully meet the learning needs of coaches. The purpose of the present study was to examine actual and preferred sources of coaching knowledge ...
Application and Reliability of the Retrospective Interview Procedure to Trace Physical Activity
This paper reports the results of two studies. The purpose of the first study was to determine if lifestyle variables and past involvement in physical activity was related to current activity levels in master athletes ...
A Decision-Making Heuristic for the Analysis of Unstructured Qualitative Data
Based on the guidelines suggested by Côté, Salmela, Baria, and Russell in 1993, this article provides a decision-making heuristic addendum to facilitate the organization and interpretation of unstructured qualitative data. ...
Systematic Observation of Ice Hockey Referees During Games
A study analyzed the behaviors of eight youth ice hockey referees during 15 different games. The results support the potential educational role that referees can have during games.
Describing Citation Structures in Sport Burnout Literature: A Citation Network Analysis
Objectives To evaluate sport burnout research using citation network analysis. Design A citation network analysis. Methods We began by searching the term “sport and burnout” in SportDiscus, Physical Education ...
The Influence of Community on Athletic Development: an Integrated Case Study
We conducted a case study of one athletically successful Canadian community (646 residents) during a recent time span. Twenty-two residents were interviewed and transcripts were qualitatively analysed using content analysis. ...
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 ...
Developmental Paths and Activities of Successful Sport Coaches
The purpose of this research report is to present an overview of an ongoing, international project designed to chart the developmental paths and activities of sport coaches. This brief report includes three sections: (a) ...
Organizing and Interpreting Unstructured Qualitative Data
In the last several years there has been an increase in the amount of qualitative research using in-depth interviews and comprehensive content analyses in sport psychology. However, no explicit method ...