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Engaging Youth Volunteers

Engaging Youth Volunteers

In the past our older generation has been the stalwart contributors of their time and energy and while this trend continues, we should also be looking to our younger generations to help support their desire to give back to communities and encourage their engagement as members of the volunteer community…

Body-related emotional experiences in sport among adolescent girls: Participation outcomes over time

Body-related emotional experiences in sport among adolescent girls: Participation outcomes over time

Concerns related to appearance, body shape, size, and weight disproportionally affect girls during adolescence and may impact their sport experiences. The purpose of this mixed-methods program of research was to assess body-related emotions (guilt, shame, envy, embarrassment, pride) among adolescent girls involved in sport, identify how the emotions change over time, and to test sport…

Exploring Developmental Factors for Overcoming Relative Age Effects in Ice Hockey

Exploring Developmental Factors for Overcoming Relative Age Effects in Ice Hockey

This research program investigated the accumulated advantage of Relative Age Effects (RAEs) amongst Canadian male adolescent ice hockey players at different competitive levels (i.e., house league and travel) in hopes of: a) assessing the leadership behaviours and other developmental outcomes (e.g., personal & social skills, goal setting) among Canadian hockey players within the context of…