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Pirkko Markula

dance, emotional engagement and physical and social intimacy, not typical in American society, are sold as core aspects of DWTS ( Ericksen, 2011 ; McMains, 2010 ; Picart, 2012 ). Consequently, all celebrities, including the athletes, can gain mental and social skills from their dance training. The

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James Mandigo, Ken Lodewyk and Jay Tredway

), and interacting (i.e., reflection of students’ problem-solving, personal and resource management, cooperation, and social skills) ( Physical and Health Education Canada, 2013 ) was used. Participants rate their use of various types of living skills on a scale ranging from 1 ( all the time ) to 4

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Claire R. Jenkin, Rochelle M. Eime, Hans Westerbeek and Jannique G.Z. van Uffelen

.L. , Pastor , P.N. , Reuben , C.A. , & Mendola , P. ( 2010 ). Participation in activities outside of school hours in relation to problem behavior and social skills in middle childhood . Journal of School Health, 80 ( 3 ), 119 – 125 . PubMed ID: 20236413 doi:10.1111/j.1746-1561.2009.00475.x 10

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Shirley Gray, Paul M. Wright, Richard Sievwright and Stuart Robertson

personal and social skills ( Metzler, 2017 ). It is similar to restorative practice ( McCluskey, 2017 ) which, rather than focusing on the reduction of problematic behaviors among selected pupils, instead fosters positive personal and social competencies. TPSR was developed with the intent of using sport

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Jeroen Koekoek and Annelies Knoppers

pupils and look for ways to bring about shifts in the ways these children do gender. Barker et al. ( 2015 ) have argued that interpersonal relationships and learning are directly connected to each other in group work. Specifically, the use and development of social skills and the ability to communicate

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Janet L. Hauck, Isabella T. Felzer-Kim and Kathryn L. Gwizdala

explore and manipulate new environments grows, and with this comes new opportunities to similarly develop cognitive, language, and social skills ( Anderson et al., 2013 ; Campos et al., 2000 ). In infants with DS, in particular, motor milestone timing may relate to vocal language development. One study

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Tamara May, Nicole Rinehart, Lisa Barnett, Trina Hinkley, Jane McGillivray, Helen Skouteris, Delwyne Stephens and Debra Goldfinch

Asperger’s disorder. Some parents also reported their children had social skills improvement through the program which generalized to other settings: “… it was a great thing socially for him to be able to participate in an AFL Auskick program and that sort of flowed on into school, where he was then able

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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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Sarah Lawrason, Jennifer Turnnidge, Luc J. Martin and Jean Côté

who are perceived by athletes as demonstrating the 4 Is tend to have athletes who experience greater positive outcomes such as improved motivation and performance ( Charbonneau, Barling, & Kelloway, 2001 ), better personal and social skills ( Vella, Oades, & Crowe, 2013 ), and higher ratings of

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Roy David Samuel

therefore be aware of this need and provide referees with adequate perspective and social skills. The rigor and quality of this case study can be evaluated using the following aspects (see Sparkes & Smith, 2009 ): credibility and trustworthiness of the data due to strong researcher–participants alliance