ERIC Number: EJ1159347
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
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Double Play: The Need for 4-H to Partner in Youth Sports
Martin, Perry D.; Kaufman, Eric K.
Journal of Extension, v55 n5 Article 5IAW1 Oct 2017
Fewer children in the United States are playing team-based sports, and the trend is making national headlines. While there is no complete agreement as to the predominant reason for this trend, it is clear that a national conversation on this problem has begun, and Cooperative Extension holds the potential for getting kids back in the game. At its core, this conversation is about the healthful development of our children and their advancement as contributors to society. Cooperative Extension has decades of experience creating a "playbook" for youth development, and it is time to put that playbook into action.
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Team Sports, Trend Analysis, Extension Education, Youth Clubs, Partnerships in Education
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