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Rachel Arnold, David Fletcher and Jennifer A. Hobson

dark leader-manager characteristic perceived by the participants in this study was a haughty self-belief. Although previous research in this area has identified social dominance, skepticism, and strong social skills in sports leaders ( Cruickshank & Collins, 2015 ), the findings reported here highlight

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Orlagh Farmer, Donna Duffy, Kevin Cahill, Diarmuid Lester, Sarahjane Belton and Wesley O’Brien

). Previous research suggests participation in OYS can be an avenue for developing social skills such as cooperation, responsibility, empathy, and self-control, as well as promoting good citizenship, social success, positive peer relations, leadership skills, and a sense of initiative ( Côté & Hancock, 2016

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Christopher R. Hill, Deborah L. Feltz, Stephen Samendinger and Karin A. Pfeiffer

period marked by significant social-psychological and physiologic developmental milestones, suggests that age is one such variable to include in this analysis. Age in childhood and adolescence is associated with development of cognitive processes, motor skills, language, social skills, and emotional

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Christina Duff, Johann Issartel, Wesley O’ Brien and Sarahjane Belton

( Ahn & Fedewa, 2011 ; Lubans et al., 2016 ). Particularly for young children, PA through active play contributes to the development of cognitive function ( Tandon et al., 2016 ), social skills ( Gehris, Gooze, & Whitaker, 2015 ), and physical self-concept ( Babic et al., 2014 ), alongside benefiting a

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Ryan W. Guenter, John G.H. Dunn and Nicholas L. Holt

.K. , Cronin , C. , & Baker , G. ( 2015 ). Nature, nurture, and some very dubious social skills: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of talent identification practices in elite English soccer . Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, and Health, 7, 642 – 662 . doi:10.1080/2159676X.2015

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Bradley Fawver, Garrett F. Beatty, John T. Roman and Kevin Kurtz

and sport environment. Since this early work, subsequent studies have validated the effectiveness of formal coach training programs on increasing youth athletes’ self-esteem ( Coatsworth & Conroy, 2006 ) and personal and social skills ( Macdonald, Côté, & Deakin, 2010 ). One of the few studies to

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and engagement with objects and social interaction Therefore, the purpose of this study was two fold: 1) to examine differences in sitting posture, language, communication and social skills in infants at low- and high-risk for ASD and) to examine the relationship between sitting posture at 6 months of