Research & References for Sports-based Youth Development

Research & References for Sports-based Youth Development


Scott Pierce, Kelsey Kendellen, Martin Camiré and Daniel Gould, Strategies for coaching for life skills transfer, Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 9, 1, (11), (2018).

Aidyn L. Iachini, Bethany A. Bell, Mary Lohman, Michael W. Beets and Jerry F. Reynolds, Maximizing the Contribution of After-School Programs to Positive Youth Development: Exploring Leadership and Implementation within Girls on the Run, Children & Schools, 39, 1, (43), (2017).

Meredith A. Whitley, Cassandra Coble and Gem S. Jewell, Evaluation of a sport-based youth development programme for refugees, Leisure/Loisir, 40, 2, (175), (2016).

Artur Jorge Baptista dos Santos and Carlos Eduardo Barros Gonçalves, Efeito da experiência desportiva e do grupo etário na satisfação e nos ativos de desenvolvimento de jovens futebolistas, Revista Brasileira de Ciências do Esporte, 38, 2, (139), (2016).

Rita D. DeBate and Jennifer R. Bleck, Changes in developmental assets and physical activity frequency among 3rd–5th grade girls participating in a girl-focused sport-based positive youth development program, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 54, 2, (95), (2016).

Meredith A. Whitley, Tanya Forneris and Bryce Barker, The Reality of Sustaining Community-Based Sport and Physical Activity Programs to Enhance the Development of Underserved Youth: Challenges and Potential Strategies, Quest, 67, 4, (409), (2015).

Lindsey C. Blom, Lawrence Judge, Meredith A. Whitley, Lawrence Gerstein, Ashleigh Huffman and Sarah Hillyer, Sport for Development and Peace: Experiences Conducting U.S. and International Programs, Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, 6, 1, (1), (2015).

Aidyn L. Iachini, Michael W. Beets, Annahita Ball and Mary Lohman, Process evaluation of “Girls on the Run”: Exploring implementation in a physical activity-based positive youth development program, Evaluation and Program Planning, 46, (1), (2014).

Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Aidyn Iachini, Allison Riley, Rebecca Wade-Mdivanian, Jerome Davis and Anthony J. Amorose, Exploring the impact of a summer sport-based youth development program, Evaluation and Program Planning, 37, (64), (2013).

Adam H. Naylor and John M. Yeager, A 21st-Century Framework for Character Formation in Sports, Peabody Journal of Education, 88, 2, (212), (2013).

Spring-Serenity Duvall and Matthew C. Guschwan, Commodifying Global Activism and Racial Unity During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Communication, Culture & Critique, 6, 2, (298), (2013).

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