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Michelle L. Bartlett, Mitch Abrams, Megan Byrd, Arial S. Treankler and Richard Houston-Norton

to understand anger differences between athletes and non-athletes, it is also vital to be able to apply that information towards benefitting individual health and well-being. The aforementioned results show differences in anger levels based on gender. Programming regarding life skill development at

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Samuel T. Forlenza, Scott Pierce, Robin S. Vealey and John Mackersie

Pierce is an assistant professor at the school of kinesiology and recreation at Illinois State University. He is from New Zealand and completed his PhD at Michigan State University in sport psychology. His research interests focus on the development of psychological skills for sport performance and life

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Robert T. Pearson, Timothy Baghurst and Mwarumba Mwavita

of purpose, and aid in the development of life skills of team members ( Saavedra, 2013 ). These are just a few of the many behaviors and characteristics expected of a modern coach that must be balanced with winning, which can be a very visible and critical component of their job ( Van Mullem, 2015

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E. Whitney G. Moore and Karen Weiller-Abels

contexts for youth social-emotional and life skill development by first providing youth with a safe space where they feel cared for ( Hellison, 2011 ; Hellison & Cutforth, 1997 ). Although, primarily implemented to support development of youth in at risk areas, the current study adds to previous studies

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

and winning competitions, particularly in older athletes ( Santos et al., 2017 ). The typical belief is that positive psychological development and life skills simply happen implicitly as a by-product of sport participation ( Bean & Forneris, 2017 ). Indeed, athletes can learn psychological skills

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Cassidy Preston, Veronica Allan, Lauren Wolman and Jessica Fraser-Thomas

.1123/jtpe.21.1.16 10.1123/jtpe.21.1.16 Gould , D. , & Carson , S. ( 2008 ). Life skills development through sport: Current status and future directions . International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1 ( 1 ), 58 – 78 . doi:10.1080/17509840701834573 10.1080/17509840701834573 Gould , D

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Rachel A. Van Woezik, Alex J. Benson and Mark W. Bruner

the potential to positively shape an athlete’s experience through providing effective feedback and competence support, and by fueling intrinsic motivation ( Fransen, Decroos, Vande Broek, & Boen, 2016 ) and playing a role in the development of athletes’ life skills, such as self-confidence and respect

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Scott Westfall

some bigger things that teach kids life skills. Moreover, Coach #11 affirmed, “If I could put a sentence together it would be that I teach educational athletics. We’re going to teach the kids how to be good people and good citizens, along with teaching them how to be good football players.” Other

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Stephen Hills, Matthew Walker and Marlene Dixon

study advances work in the area by leveraging Coalter’s arguments while focusing on a single case study. Study Context Originating in India, Magic Bus is an SFD charity that works with children to provide “a better life with better awareness, better life skills, and better opportunities” ( Magic Bus

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Daniel J. Brown, Rachel Arnold, Martyn Standage and David Fletcher

et al., 2011 ). An accumulation of knowledge in this area has been further hindered by scholars opting to include thriving as a subsidiary variable in studies where the focus of investigation has centered on other constructs (e.g., life skills, mental toughness). Collectively, these endeavors have