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Florence Lebrun, Áine MacNamara, Dave Collins and Sheelagh Rodgers

contexts (e.g., opportunities, needs, or benefits of life skills transfer; Kendellen & Camiré, 2019 ). In addition, this type of intervention may also provide athletes with sufficient awareness and tools to monitor, early detect, and fight against developing MHIs. However, in order to be as efficient as

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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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Pierre Lepage, Gordon A. Bloom and William R. Falcão

platform for teaching life skills, which have been defined as “skills that enable individuals to succeed in the different environments in which they live, such as school, home, and in their neighborhood” (p. 40). Related to this, some youth sport coaches have adopted an athlete-centered approach that has

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Cesar R. Torres

Plato, was expanded to criticize athletes’ “excessive training, eating habits (i.e., gluttony), overspecialization, [and] lack of ‘life skills’” (p. 167). Nowadays, it is relatively rare to find such pointed disparagement of athletes. However—if only indirectly and by comparison with other, supposedly

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Megan Apse, Roslyn Kerr and Kevin Moore

( Nelson, 2016 ), and furnish children with life skills ( Kremer-Sadlik & Gutierrez, 2013 ); all of which are said to contribute to the health, well-being, and optimal development of children. Psychologist Derek Hook (following Foucault, 1971 ), notes that “the strongest discourses are those which have

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Risto Marttinen, Mara Simon, Sharon Phillips and Ray N. Fredrick III

a key aspect of the PYD through sport model that focuses on relationships, life skills, and personal and social outcomes ( Holt et al., 2017 ). This word of the week was later brought in during a knowledge break, where students gathered with a coach to discuss the word before trying to utilize the

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Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, Liz A. Wanless, Sarah M. Aldridge and Daniel W. Jones

, captions available upon request, alternative exercises, and instructions for how to obtain technical support. In one vein, transferring ownership of the learning process to students through the integration of blended learning can develop valuable life skills that prepare students for successful entry into

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Fleur E.C.A. van Rens, Rebecca A. Ashley and Andrea R. Steele

.D. ( 1993 ). Life development intervention for athletes: Life skills through sports . Counseling Psychologists, 21 , 352 – 385 . doi:10.1177/0011000093213002 10.1177/0011000093213002 Debois , N. , Ledon , A. , & Wylleman , P. ( 2015 ). A lifespan perspective on the dual career of elite male

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Charles Macaulay, Joseph Cooper and Shaun Dougherty

.J. ( 2002 ). Teaching life skills through sport . In M. Gatz , M.A. Messner , & S.J. Ball-Rokeach (Eds.), Paradoxes of youth and sport (pp.  49 – 60 ). Albany, NY : SUNY Press . Darling , N. , Caldwell , L.L. , & Smith , R. ( 2005 ). Participation in school-based extracurricular

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Jennifer E. McGarry

; Josh Lupinek, buying beer at NFL games—not sure what happened there, but there is one in every crowd; Mike Mudrick, social identity in sport talk radio; Jaime Ryan DeLuca, applied approaches in the teaching and learning fair; and, my current students Kolin Ebron and Jun Cho, mapping life skill