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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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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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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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Paul M. Wright, Karisa Fuerniss and Nicholas Cutforth

, J.M. , & Wright , P.M. ( 2018 ). Transfer of life skills in sport-based youth development programs: A conceptual framework bridging learning to application . Quest, 70 ( 1 ), 81 – 99 . doi:10.1080/00336297.2017.1348304 10.1080/00336297.2017.1348304 Kidd , B. ( 2013 ). A new social

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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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Kathryn Henne and Madeleine Pape

region.” Sport, according to DFAT, has the capacity to support several development aims, including women’s leadership, non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention, community cohesion, and “life skills” for children, such as “teamwork, respecting rules, discipline, and perseverance” ( Australian Government

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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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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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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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Yannick Kluch and Amy S. Wilson

participated in 2019’s #NCAAInclusion social media campaign and joined Pitt Life Skills’ diversity and inclusion committee alongside other Pitt student-athletes. “We all bring our own perspective to the table and talk about making Pitt a welcoming place for all identities and all genders,” Coe beamed