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Enhancing Youth Leadership Through Sport and Physical Education

Leadership is an important life skill that can and should be developed in young people. Sport and physical activity contexts have been identified as a prime venue for developing leadership in youths, but they are underused. Coaches and physical educators can play an integral role in helping their athletes and students to develop leadership skills….

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Mental Fatigue Impairs Repeated Sprint and Jump Performance in Team Sport Athletes

This paper aimed to investigate the effects of mental fatigue (MF), induced by a cognitively demanding task, on repeated sprint ability (RSA), repeated jump ability (RJA), and psychomotor vigilance. The study conducted utilized a randomized within-participant design and measured various performance metrics, including peak and mean running time, jump height, percent decrement score (Sdec), blood…

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Pay attention! The influence of coach-, content-, and player-related factors on focus of attention statements during tennis training.

This study on youth tennis players delved into the pivotal role of coach communication in shaping the attentional focus of athletes during training sessions across diverse sports. A detailed analysis encompassing 10 coaches engaged with youth athletes was conducted to understand the prevalence and influencers of attentional focus induced by coach communication. While prior research…

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Beyond Entertainment: Motivations and Outcomes of Video Game Playing by Older Adults and Their Younger Family Members

The percentage of older adults who are active gamers has increased tremendously in recent years. Although research shows that video games enhance physical and cognitive well-being in older adults, the role of video games in enhancing social interactions has been relatively understudied. We examined the habits, preferences, motivations, and outcomes of video gameplay among older…

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Benefits and Challenges Associated With Sport Participation by Children and Parents From Low-Income Families

The first purpose of this study was to examine low-income parents’ and their children’s perceptions of the benefits associated with participation in youth sport. The second purpose was to examine parents’ perceptions of the challenges associated with providing their children sporting opportunities. Interpretive Description qualitative approach ( Thorne, 2008). Thirty-five individual interviews were conducted with…

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