ERIC Number: EJ553509
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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The Role of Parental Involvement in Youth Sport Participation and Performance.
Leff, Stephen S.; Hoyle, Rick H.
Adolescence, v32 n125 p233-43 Spr 1997
Examined the association of parental support and parental pressure with enjoyment, performance, self-esteem, and other characteristics of young tournament tennis players. Results indicate that parental support was significantly associated with enjoyment and with the importance players ascribed to their tennis game. Parental pressure failed to influence participation and performance. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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