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Promoting a Positive Environment for Youth Development: Traditional Sports vs. Martial Arts

by Jake M.

Sport and recreation have served as tools to aid in youth development for many years. Particularly, team sports are most often chosen for children by their parents to engage them in physical activity that promotes social development through teamwork and build confidence in their physical abilities. 504 more words

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Over-involved Parents and Youth Development

by Kendra U.

The term parental involvement is defined as “the amount of time a parent spends in activities with the child, and participation in relevant areas of the child’s life” (Fagen, 1996). 642 more words

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Youth Resiliency in a Sport, Recreation, and Leisure setting

by Brandon B.

Youth in recreation, sport, or leisure activities get to learn many qualities through playing. Resiliency is one quality that they learn about and eventually learn to master. 512 more words

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Sport Offers More Than Just a Game When Considering Youth Development

By: Marcus. M

Often times when we consider sport, we tend to believe that sport is just a game. A game that consists of two teams playing each other or in individual sports two players competing against each other. 459 more words

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Substance Abuse in Youth

by Carson M.

As youth become older, they are exposed to an increasing number of factors that can negatively affect their development through sport and leisure. 478 more words

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The Effects of Sport on Youth Self-esteem

by Mackenzie M.

Self-esteem is an element that’s plays a crucial role in youth development and provides a foundation for youth to foster and build several physical and mental skills. 740 more words

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Important Non-Parental Adults (INAs): Coaches and Youth Development

by Jordan M-A

Everyone in this class seems to have somebody they can identify as an Important Non-parental Adult (INA) in their life. I didn’t know the term INAs, but I knew the importance of coaches and this greatly helped me when I started coaching myself because I always kept in mind that these youth will remember me forever and I want these youth to have positive memories of me like I have with my own coaches. 326 more words

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