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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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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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Corliss Bean, Majidullah Shaikh and Tanya Forneris

—as relationships with coaches and peers, for example, can be associated with learning social skills. However, Holt et al. ( 2017 ) advocated for adopting an explicit life skills approach, enabling opportunities for youth to learn and practice life skills in an intentional manner. This supports previous and ongoing

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.g., coaching behaviors) and outcomes such as self-perceptions and social skills (Weiss, 2016). Intervention and evaluation studies extend qualitative and cross-sectional investigations by assessing the impact of an intentional life skills curriculum and systematic coach training on PYD outcomes. Documenting change over

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Jenn M. Jacobs, K. Andrew R. Richards, Zach Wahl-Alexander and James D. Ressler

prior research, OE has been called a “powerful incubator” for group development and social skills, such as effective communication, group problem-solving, teamwork, organizational commitment, and intentions to transfer learning to real-life contexts ( McAvoy, Mitten, Steckart, & Stinger, 1992 , p. 3

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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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Matthew A. Grant, Gordon A. Bloom and Jordan S. Lefebvre

) facilitate access to mentors, (b) transcend geographical barriers, (c) occur at any time and/or any place, (d) help overcome personality barriers (e.g., poor social skills), and (e) record interactions ( Ensher & Murphy, 2008 ; Hamilton & Scandura, 2003 ; Single & Single, 2005 ). Moreover, McQuade, Davis, and

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Ran Zheng, Ilana D. Naiman, Jessica Skultety, Steven R. Passmore, Jim Lyons and Cheryl M. Glazebrook

, & Rozga, 2004 ). In addition to the widely studied social deficits of people with ASD, many studies have also focused on their motor abilities because some social skills are contingent on having proficient motor skills ( Dewey, Cantell, & Crawford, 2007 ). Although early studies reported that people with

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Martin Camiré, Kelsey Kendellen, Scott Rathwell and Evelyne Felber Charbonneau

programming in the schools . Journal of Applied School Psychology, 21 , 41 – 62 . doi:10.1300/J370v21n02_04 10.1300/J370v21n02_04 Durlak , J.A. , Weissberg , R.P. , & Pachan , M. ( 2010 ). A meta-analysis of after-school programs that seek to promote personal and social skills in children and

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Christine Galvan, Karen Meaney and Virginia Gray

distances.” He went on to share, “in the beginning we had students walk a lot, but eventually they all pushed themselves to try harder.” He believed students gained social skills and physical skills, which he felt had an impact on their self-esteem. Eduardo also observed changes in student effort and he