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Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, Kyle B. Heuett, Tarkington J. Newman and Shea M. Brgoch

). Effects of university athletics on the university: A review and extension of empirical assessment . Journal of Sport Management, 14, 85 – 104 . doi:10.1123/jsm.14.2.85 10.1123/jsm.14.2.85 Gould , D. , & Carson , S. ( 2008 ). Life skills development through sport: Current status and future

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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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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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Jonathan Miller, Mark Pereira, Julian Wolfson, Melissa Laska, Toben Nelson and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

.1186/1479-5868-5-18 18387174 54. Young DR , Phillips JA , Yu T , Haythornthwaite JA . Effects of a life skills intervention for increasing physical activity in adolescent girls . Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med . 2006 ; 160 : 1255 – 1261 . . PubMed doi:10

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Carrie W. LeCrom, Brendan Dwyer and Gregory Greenhalgh

China, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and locally in the United States, among others. The foci of the programs under our purview have varied to include coaches training, cultural awareness, gender empowerment, health education, and leadership and life skill development. For most

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Sarah Danthony, Nicolas Mascret and François Cury

.1123/jtpe.2017-0043 10.1123/jtpe.2017-0043 Weiss , M.R. , Bolter , N.D. , & Kipp , L.E. ( 2014 ). Assessing impact of physical activity-based youth development programs: Validation of the Life Skills Transfer Survey . Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 85 , 263 – 278 . PubMed ID

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J.D. DeFreese, Travis E. Dorsch and Travis A. Flitton

sport: A systematic review . The Sport Psychologist, 21 , 127 – 151 . doi:10.1123/tsp.21.2.127 10.1123/tsp.21.2.127 Gould , D.R. , & Carson , S. ( 2008 ). Life skills development through sport: Current status and future directions . International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1

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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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Robin S. Vealey, Eric Martin, Angela Coppola, Rose Marie Ward and Jacob Chamberlin

Coaching is a “people profession”, meaning that coaches are required to spend a great deal of interpersonal time developing their athletes’ physical, mental, and life skills. Although coaches’ influences on athletes may be significant and even life-changing, such an investment in others may come at

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Feng-Tzu Chen, Su-Ru Chen, I-Hua Chu, Jen-Hao Liu and Yu-Kai Chang

.mhpa.2013.07.001 Pesce , C. , Marchetti , R. , Forte , R. , Crova , C. , Scatigna , M. , Goudas , M. , & Danish , S.J. ( 2016 ). Youth life skills training: Exploring outcomes and mediating mechanisms of a group-randomized trial in physical education . Sport, Exercise, and Performance