The Power of Groups in Youth Sport

Written By Mark W. Bruner
The Power of Groups in Youth Sport
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 February 2020
  • ISBN : 0128172622
  • Pages : 372 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Power of Groups in Youth Sport written by Mark W. Bruner which was release on 15 February 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

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 Date : 2020-02-15
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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, ...

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 Date : 2021-06-04
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Key Themes in Youth Sport

Key Themes in Youth Sport
  • Author : Ken Green
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-10-04
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport
  • Author : Ken Green,Andy Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • Total pages : 612
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Youth Sport in Australia

Youth Sport in Australia
  • Author : Steve Georgakis,Kate Russell
  • Publisher : Sydney University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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....

Human Rights in Youth Sport

Human Rights in Youth Sport
  • Author : Paulo David
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-11-10
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport

Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport
  • Author : Symeon Dagkas,Kathleen Armour
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : '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 ...

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Sports Marketing
  • Author : Michael J. Fetchko,Donald P. Roy,Kenneth E. Clow
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : Highly practical and engaging, Sports Marketing equips students with the skills, techniques, and tools they need to be successful marketers in any sporting environment. The book combines scholarly theory with the perspectives of those who have been actively involved in the sports business. A worldwide range of examples from all ...

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 Date : 2010-07-12
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Youth sports participation trainability and readiness 2 Edi o

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  • Author : Manuel J. Coelho e Silva,António J. Figueiredo,Marije T. Elferink-Gemser,Robert M. Malina
  • Publisher : Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra / Coimbra University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : Participation in sports is a major feature of daily living for children and adolescents in many countries of the world. Structures of organized programs vary within and among countries. Likewise, sport offerings and values attached to these sports vary with cultural context. Sport is also a primary source of physical ...

Equity and Difference in Physical Education Youth Sport and Health

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  • Author : Fiona Dowling,Hayley Fitzgerald,Anne Flintoff
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : This text confronts issues of equity and difference through the innovative use of narrative method, telling stories of difference that enable students, academics and professionals alike to engage both emotionally and cognitively with the subject....

Bullying in Youth Sports Training

Bullying in Youth Sports Training
  • Author : Miguel Nery,Carlos Neto,António Rosado,Peter K. Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-02-13
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : 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 ...

Best Practice for Youth Sport

Best Practice for Youth Sport
  • Author : Robin S. Vealey,Melissa A. Chase
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : Although the physical and psychological benefits of youth participating in sport are evident, the increasing professionalization and specialization of youth sport, primarily by coaches and parents, are changing the culture of youth sport and causing it to erode the ideal mantra: “It’s all about the kids.” In Best Practice ...

Essentials of Youth Fitness

Essentials of Youth Fitness
  • Author : Avery Faigenbaum,Rhodri Lloyd,Jon Oliver,American College of Sports Medicine
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : Essentials of Youth Fitness is an evidence informed, practical guide for fitness and strength and conditioning professionals working with younger clientele. Backed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and coauthored by three leading authorities in pediatric exercise science, this cutting-edge book reflects current research. It is built around ...

Race Youth Sport Physical Activity and Health

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  • Author : Symeon Dagkas,Laura Azzarito,Kevin Hylton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0128172622
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Summary : ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health provides a resource that addresses ‘race’ and racism in an accessible way by contextualizing theory with practical evidence-based examples drawn from global geographical and cultural settings. This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’ and racism in youth sport, physical ...