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Effective Behaviors of Expert Rowing Coaches: A Qualitative Investigation of Canadian Athletes and Coaches
Ten Canadian expert rowing coaches and 10 Canadian elite rowers were interviewed regarding their perceptions of effective coaching behaviors. The questions of the interview guide focused on coaches' behaviors in training, ...
The Influence of the Family in the Development of Talent in Sport
The purpose of the present study was to describe patterns in the dynamics of families of talented athletes throughout their development in sport. Four families, including three families of elite rowers and one family of ...
Play, Practice, and Athlete Development
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: ...
L’Utilisation D’Entretiens Quantitatifs Pour Détecter L’influence des Parents Dans le Développement de Compétences Sportives Chez Les Athlètes
Past research has indicated that parents influence children’s sport performance, but studies using qualitative methodologies and lacking comparison groups have failed to outline specific parent behaviors that constitute ...
Birthplace Effects on the Development of Female Athletic Talent
This study examined the extent to which an athlete's place of birth can influence the likelihood of playing professional sport. Information regarding the birthplace of all American female athletes in the Ladies Professional ...
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 ...
An Integrative Definition of Coaching Effectiveness and Expertise
The purpose of the current paper is to present an integrative definition of coaching effectiveness and expertise that is both specific and conceptually grounded in the coaching, teaching, positive psychology, and athletes' ...
Coach Development Programmes to Improve Interpersonal Coach Behaviours: a Systematic Review Using the Re-Aim Framework
Objective Although evidence supports the effectiveness of interpersonal Coach Development Programmes (CDPs), which are designed to foster coach–athlete relationships, an intervention's impact is shaped by numerous factors ...
Relative Age Effect and Birthplace Effect in Division 1 Female Ballgame Players—the Relevance of Sport-Specific Factors
An attempt was made in this study to determine the existence of two factors associated with achieving a high level of proficiency in sport—the relative age effect (RAE) and the birthplace effect. Information on these effects ...