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Stephen Hills, Matthew Walker and Marlene Dixon

London borough of Lambeth suffer from poor social skills and emotional management, which manifested in a negative school environment, a lack of cultural integration, and bullying. According to Magic Bus, poor social skills and emotional management in youth are detrimental to development, which is

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Calvin Nite and Marvin Washington

never truly recovered from this destabilization. Sport managers would be wise to develop strategies for reconciling differences in perceptions and work to maintain stability within their institutions. This likely entails refined social skill to induce cooperation within these institutions ( Fligstein

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Stewart A. Vella

social skills and social functioning ( Eime et al., 2013 ). Early sport participation from ages 4–5 years may also promote more-positive trajectories of a child’s parent-reported quality of life up to 13 years of age ( Vella, Magee, & Cliff, 2015 ). As such, sport participation appears to be correlated

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George B. Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis and Chris Mosier

and adolescents spend most of their time in schools, these schools play an important role in individuals’ well-being and development of peer relationships ( Wentzel & Caldwell, 1997 ). As Morrow ( 2004 ) commented, schools represent “the primary social setting in which friends are made, social skills

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Christopher R. Hill, Deborah L. Feltz, Stephen Samendinger and Karin A. Pfeiffer

period marked by significant social-psychological and physiologic developmental milestones, suggests that age is one such variable to include in this analysis. Age in childhood and adolescence is associated with development of cognitive processes, motor skills, language, social skills, and emotional

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Rachel Arnold, David Fletcher and Jennifer A. Hobson

dark leader-manager characteristic perceived by the participants in this study was a haughty self-belief. Although previous research in this area has identified social dominance, skepticism, and strong social skills in sports leaders ( Cruickshank & Collins, 2015 ), the findings reported here highlight

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Joris Drayer, Brendan Dwyer and Stephen L. Shapiro

warranted. DFS’ characterization as a social, skill-based game suggests that this phenomenon resembles the rapid growth of online poker from a decade earlier. In fact, the growth in popularity and ambiguous status as a game of skill or luck may warrant further comparison between participants of the two