The Power of Groups in Youth Sport

Focused on understanding the key underlying group processes that contribute to youth sport experiences, The Power of Groups in Youth Sport provides an innovative and expansive overview of the research in group dynamics within youth sports. The first section of the book examines topics relating to forming and structuring groups, including team selection, athlete socialization, normative expectations, roles, coach and athlete leadership, social identity, and more. The second section reviews concepts associated with group functioning and management, such as cohesion, subgroups, motivational climate, teamwork, and team building. This book concludes with a series of chapters focused on specific developmental considerations in youth sports that are often overlooked in group dynamics research including parental involvement, bullying and hazing, mental health, ,and disability and accessibility. Synthesizes the research of group dynamics within the context of youth sport Highlights how groups form and function Discusses the role of parents and peers on youth sport experiences and development Suggests ways to advance the field of group dynamics in youth sports

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  • Author : Mark W. Bruner
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • ISBN : 0128172622
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Power of Groups in Youth Sport

The Power of Groups in Youth Sport
  • Author : Mark W. Bruner,Mark A. Eys,Luc J. Martin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 February 2020
GET THIS BOOKThe Power of Groups in Youth Sport

Focused on understanding the key underlying group processes that contribute to youth sport experiences, The Power of Groups in Youth Sport provides an innovative and expansive overview of the research in group dynamics within youth sports. The first section of the book examines topics relating to forming and structuring groups, including team selection, athlete socialization, normative expectations, roles, coach and athlete leadership, social identity, and more. The second section reviews concepts associated with group functioning and management, such as cohesion,

Talent Development in Paralympic Sport

Talent Development in Paralympic Sport
  • Author : Nima Dehghansai,Ross A. Pinder,Joe Baker
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 29 July 2022
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Identifying and developing talented athletes to their fullest potential is a central concern of sports scientists, sports coaches, and sports policymakers. However, there is very little practical and theoretical knowledge for those working in Paralympic sport. The book collates the state of the science of current knowledge and practice in talent identification and development in this context by capturing international perspectives of current systems and processes. Written by a team of leading international experts, Talent Development in Paralympic Sport: Researcher

Birth Advantages and Relative Age Effects in Sport

Birth Advantages and Relative Age Effects in Sport
  • Author : Adam L. Kelly,Jean Côté,Mark Jeffreys,Jennifer Turnnidge
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 June 2021
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Relative age effects (RAEs) refer to the participation, selection, and attainment inequalities in the immediate, short-term, and long-term in sports. Indeed, dozens of studies have identified RAEs across male and female sporting contexts. Despite its widespread prevalence, there is a paucity in the empirical research and practical application of strategies specifically designed to moderate RAEs. Thus, the purpose of this book is to situate RAEs in the context of youth sport structures, lay foundational knowledge concerning the mechanisms that underpin

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development
  • Author : Peter K. Smith,Craig H. Hart
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 March 2022
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The most up-to-date edition of a leading resource on the research and theory of the social development of children In the newly revised Third Edition of The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, a team of eminent researchers delivers a current and comprehensive discussion of the research and theory of childhood social development. With chapters written by an international collection of leaders in their respective fields, this edited volume offers robust coverage of a range of disciplinary perspectives, including psychological,

Human Rights in Youth Sport

Human Rights in Youth Sport
  • Author : Paulo David
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 November 2004
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Does competitive sport respect children's human rights? Is intensive training child labour? Is competitive stress a form of child abuse? The human rights of children have been recognized in the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and ratified by 192 countries. Paulo David's work makes it clear, however, that too often competitive sport fails to recognize the value of respect for international child rights norms and standards. Human Rights in Youth Sport offers critical analysis of some very real

Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport
  • Author : Symeon Dagkas,Kathleen Armour
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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'We can reach far more people through sport than we can through political or educational programmes. In that way, sport is more powerful than politics. We have only just started to use its potential to build up this country. We must continue to do so.' – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela's statement reflects a widely held view that sport can contribute in unique and far-reaching ways to the delivery of important social outcomes. But is this really the case? Can sport

Handbook of Sport Psychology

Handbook of Sport Psychology
  • Author : Gershon Tenenbaum,Robert C. Eklund
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 31 March 2020
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The fourth edition of a classic, leading resource for the field of sport, exercise, and performance psychology Now expanded to two volumes, and featuring a wealth of new chapters from highly respected scholars in the field, this all-new edition of the Handbook of Sports Psychology draws on an international roster of experts and scholars in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this thorough, well-rounded, and accessible volume. Endorsed by the International Society of Sport Psychology, it represents an

Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport
  • Author : Ken Green,Andy Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 January 2016
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The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance of sport during a key transitional period of our lives, from the later teenage years into the early twenties, and therefore helps us develop a better understanding of the social construction of young people’s lives. The

Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport

Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport
  • Author : Associate Professor of Strategy and Management Mary O'Sullivan,Mary O'Sullivan,Ann MacPhail
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 July 2010
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How do children and young people experience and understand sport and physical activity? What value do they attach to physical education and physical literacy? This important new book attempts to engage more directly than ever before with the experiences of young people by placing the voices of the young people themselves at the centre of the discussion. As the need to listen to young people becomes increasingly enshrined in public policy and political debate, this book illuminates our understanding of

Bullying in Youth Sports Training

Bullying in Youth Sports Training
  • Author : Miguel Nery,Carlos Neto,António Rosado,Peter K. Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 February 2020
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Based on an extensive national research project with global relevance, this pioneering volume draws on unique data on bullying in youth sports training collected from both athletes and coaches using a variety of methodological approaches. Nery, Neto, Rosado and Smith use this research to establish a baseline of the prevalence of bullying among young male athletes, offering evidence-based strategies for prevention and providing a solid theoretical basis for the development of anti-bullying intervention programs. Bullying in Youth Sports Training explores

Youth Sport in Australia

Youth Sport in Australia
  • Author : Steve Georgakis,Katrina Marie Russell
  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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Youth Sport in Australia explores the history and policy development of youth sport in the Australian context, the role of sport and physical education in private and public schools, and community clubs.

Key Themes in Youth Sport

Key Themes in Youth Sport
  • Author : Ken Green
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 October 2010
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Key Themes in Youth Sport is a concise, easy to read guide to core concepts in the study of young people’s relationship with sport, exercise and leisure. Designed to help students get to grips with the basics and go on to master the central ideas and debates in contemporary youth sport, this book reflects the multi-disciplinary interest in youth sport, exploring perspectives from sociology, psychology, physiology, sports policy, sports development, and physical education.

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology
  • Author : Shane M. Murphy,Shane Murphy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 06 September 2012
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The Oxford Handbook of Sport and Performance Psychology describes current research findings in the study of human performance: what makes performance excellent and what can go wrong? For the first time in one volume, experts from all fields of performance are brought together, covering domains including sports, the performing arts, business, executive coaching, the military, and other applicable, high-risk professions.

Athletic Administration for College, High School, Youth, and Club Sport

Athletic Administration for College, High School, Youth, and Club Sport
  • Author : Dina Gentile
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 21 March 2019
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The ideal text for many courses offered within the Sport Management curriculum, Athletic Administration for College, High School, Youth and Club Sport incorporates the analysis of prominent issues that administratiors are challenged to resolve in their specific sport setting. Students looking for careers outside of professional sports will learn from both the content supplied throughout the text, and through the highlighted practical case studies. Topics covered include: Role of Athletic Administrators, Facility Management, Fundraising, Risk Management, Staff Management, and more.