ERIC Number: EJ247956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Why Kids Play Or Do Not Play Organized Sports.
Weinberg, Robert S.
Physical Educator, v38 n2 p71-76 May 1981
Reasons for continued athletic participation by youths include affiliation incentives, the desire to succeed, and the need to express aggressiveness. The major reason for dropping out of an athletic activity is the overemphasis on competition which leads to feelings of unworthiness and failure on the part of some youths. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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