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Sarah Oxford and Fiona McLachlan

from either single-parent (mother) families who had endorsed female participation in sport for generations, or families supported by the mother working outside the home by necessity. In both situations, gender roles had already been questioned and disrupted in the home. Many participants, especially in

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than their female counterparts to seek help. Because family support is key for treatment, parents’ mental health literacy and recognition are important. In an effort to better understand the role of sport in addressing mental health issues among adolescents, this research investigated sport parents

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René Revis Shingles

told her family about the things that are happening, just that she hurt her back. Therefore, there is no family support at this time. She is struggling in one class. It is expected that she will do well in school and she does not want to disappoint her family. She tells you she emigrated from Nigeria

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Matt R. Huml and Marlene A. Dixon

, individuals who are in a sustained relationship (marriage and partnership) tend to have higher levels of WFC and family–work conflict (FWC) than those who are single ( Schenewark & Dixon, 2012 ). Other personal variables, such as family support and ages of children, also impact the levels of WFC whereby

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Sharon E. Taverno Ross

. Furthermore, children in both treatment conditions increased time spent in outdoor play. Children in the combined home- and center-based intervention condition also had increases in parent knowledge and improvements in child health behaviors and family support behaviors from baseline to follow-up. Food

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Dawn Anderson-Butcher

families. Participation in LiFE sports has been shown to promote social- and/or life-skill development, sense of belonging, family support, academic motivation, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and fitness ( Anderson-Butcher et al., 2014 , in press ; Anderson-Butcher, Martin, Paluta, & Gould, 2018 ; Riley

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Mark Dottori, Guy Faulkner, Ryan Rhodes, Norm O’Reilly, Leigh Vanderloo and Gashaw Abeza

analysis. Problems of children’s health were attributed by journalists to physical inactivity, a lack of sport participation, poor nutrition, and socioeconomic issues. The actors primarily involved were in government and public services, including schools, family support services, and infrastructure

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Craig Hyatt, Shannon Kerwin, Larena Hoeber and Katherine Sveinson

), parents, especially fathers, have been found most influential. Wann et al. ( 1996 ) asked American undergraduate students to list the reasons they originally came to cheer for a favorite sport team. The most common reason was that their parents and/or family support that team ( Wann et al., 1996 ). In

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Heather Kennedy, Bradley J. Baker, Jeremy S. Jordan and Daniel C. Funk

marathoners were observed to have higher levels of negotiation efficacy and perceived family support than their male peers ( Ridinger et al., 2012 ; Wegner et al., 2015 ). Despite the impact of gender identified in some literature, other researchers have found that involvement levels do not differ across

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Shaun M. Anderson and Matthew M. Martin

three themes. The first was that RBI/UYA program managers lacked consistency in how they viewed the success of their programs. Next, they said that lack of family support was another challenge to the success of developing relationships with the African American community. Third, they told us that