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Wei-Ting Hsu and Min Pan

.1123/jtpe.29.1.21 10.1123/jtpe.29.1.21 Goudas , M. , & Giannoudis , G. ( 2008 ). A team-sports-based life-skills program in a physical education context . Learning and Instruction, 18 , 528 – 536 . doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2007.11.002 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2007.11.002 Gould , D. , Voelker

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Gretchen Kerr, Erin Willson and Ashley Stirling

For far too many athletes, sport participation is not the “inherently good” experience so often advocated ( Vertommen, Kampen, Schipper-van Veldhoven, Uzieblo, & Van Den Eede, 2018 ). Rather than being an environment which fosters holistic health and life skills, sport can be an environment in

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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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Athanasios Papaioannou, Dimitrios Milosis and Christos Gotzaridis

, correspondingly, their autonomous motivation in PE, but maybe in school too. Moreover, interdisciplinary teaching in PE focusing on coping skills and life skills development and teaching students about personal goal setting and other self-regulation techniques (e.g.,  Milosis & Papaioannou, 2007 ) can promote

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Leisha Strachan, Tara-Leigh McHugh and Courtney Mason

life skills and development ( Mulholland, 2008 ). In recent research, more understanding has been gained about PYD through sport and what types of experiences children and youth gain from physical activity and sport ( MacDonald, Côté, Eys, & Deakin, 2011 ; Strachan & Davies, 2015 ). Although results

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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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Knud Ryom, Mads Ravn, Rune Düring and Kristoffer Henriksen

solely on football skills, supports previous findings that show that this is key to a positive developmental pathway ( Larsen et al., 2014 ). Positive youth development environments allow the members to develop life skills that are useful across a range of arenas ( Holt et al., 2017 ). The study suggests

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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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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

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Adam J. White, Stefan Robinson, Eric Anderson, Rachael Bullingham, Allyson Pollock and Ryan Scoats

organization . Gender, Work & Organization, 14 ( 3 ), 259 – 280 . 10.1111/j.1468-0432.2007.00342.x Holt , N.L. , Tink , L.N. , Mandigo , J.L. & Fox , K.R. ( 2008 ). Do youth learn life skills through their involvement in high school sport? A case study . Canadian Journal of Education