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ERIC Number: EJ1141339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1837-7122
Adolescent Girls' Experiences of Basketball in Australian and Japanese Clubs
Light, Richard; Yasaki, Wataru
Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, v8 n2 p147-160 2017
Despite recognition of the influence of social and cultural contexts on young people's participation in youth sport, there are a limited number of studies that have identified how culture shapes the nature of participation and how it influences experience. This article reports on a study that inquired into what adolescent girls (13-16 years) enjoy about playing basketball in Japan and Australia and in which the cultural context emerged as a significant influence upon experience and enjoyment. Adopting grounded theory methodology, data were generated through an initial questionnaire and three subsequent rounds of semi-structured interviews with six girls in the team at clubs in Melbourne, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan; Australia
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