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ERIC Number: EJ558951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
Character Development. Does Sport Affect Character Development in Athletes?
Sage, George
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, v69 n1 p15-18 Jan 1998
Examines the impact of sport on character development, noting that historically British and American schools have valued sports for helping develop social character and citizenship. The paper discusses research on sport as a character builder, suggesting that the effect of sport on character depends on the positive or negative social contextual conditions of the sporting experiences. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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