Children and Youth in Sport / Edition 1

Children and Youth in Sport / Edition 1

by Frank L. Smoll, Ronald Smith, Ronald E. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697224902

ISBN-13: 9780697224903

Pub. Date: 07/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

As the number of youngsters who participate in athletic programs increases each year, the volume of research on youth sports also increases. With Children & Youth in Sport, you'll find an organized and comprehensive survey of current scientific knowledge contributed from a variety of sources.

Overview

As the number of youngsters who participate in athletic programs increases each year, the volume of research on youth sports also increases. With Children & Youth in Sport, you'll find an organized and comprehensive survey of current scientific knowledge contributed from a variety of sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697224903
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I History and Current Status1 The Rise of Boys' Sports in the United States, 1900 to 1970 (Jack W. Berryman, University of Washington-Seattle) 2 A History of Highly Competitive Sport for American Children (David K. Wiggins, George Mason University) 3 Patterns of Participation and Attrition in American Agency-Sponsored Youth Sports (Martha E. Ewing, Michigan State University and Vern Seefeldt, Michigan State University) Part II Readiness for Participation 4 The Concept of Readiness Applied to the Acquisition of Motor Skills (Vern Seefeldt, Michigan State University) 5 Critical Periods as Optimal Readiness for Learning Sports Skills (Richard A. Magill, Louisiana State University and David I. Anderson, Louisiana State University) 6 At What Age Are Children Ready to Compete? Some Psychological Considerations (Michael W. Passer, University of Washington-Seattle) Part III Social Processes (and more...)

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