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Thornton, Claire; Miller, Phillip; Perry, Kelly – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2020
Higher education institutions (HEIs) are increasingly being measured using key performance indicators (KPIs) such as student retention, success, achievement and attendance. There is a dearth of research focusing on group dynamics within classroom settings, with very little focusing on cohesion. There is, however, evidence, in organisational and…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Group Unity, Academic Achievement, Correlation
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Martin, Luc J.; Carron, Albert V.; Eys, Mark A.; Loughead, Todd – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2013
The purpose of the present study was to test the validity evidence of the Child Sport Cohesion Questionnaire (CSCQ). To accomplish this task, convergent, discriminant, and known-group difference validity were examined, along with factorial validity via confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). Child athletes (N = 290, M[subscript age] = 10.73 plus or…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Self Efficacy, Questionnaires
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Jenkins, Jayne M.; Alderman, Brandon L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2011
The Sport Education ("SE") curricular model incorporated within university physical education Basic Instruction Program (BIP) may increase group cohesion. This study's purpose was to identify student perceptions of a BIP course taught within "SE," and investigate group cohesion in differing activity content. Participants…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Group Dynamics, College Instruction
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Bentley-Edwards, Keisha L.; Smith, Leann V.; Robbins, Paul A.; Adams-Bass, Valerie N. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2019
This study examines how violence exposure and victimization (VEV) influences the school engagement and racial cohesion of Black college students. Although VEV has been investigated for its impact on the academic outcomes of Black K-12 students, these issues have not been sufficiently explored in college students. Further, understanding racial…
Descriptors: Violence, Victims, Racial Bias, African American Students
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Robbins, Jamie E.; Madrigal, Leilani – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2019
This article addresses factors coaches should consider during the recruiting process and throughout a season, as well as examples and strategies for enhancing team cohesion.
Descriptors: Team Sports, Environment, Leadership, Athletic Coaches
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Andersson, Erik – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
By recognising young athletes as active socialising agents in their own right and how they experience parents' behaviour, the article contributes knowledge about parent-created educational practices and conditions for players' political socialisation in competitive youth games in grassroots soccer. Parents play an important role in the creation of…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Parent Role, Competition
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Miçoogullari, Bülent Okan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
Psychological skills training and Psychological well-being (PWB) are two essential concepts not only for general mental health but also for athletic performance in sport settings. However, the effects of problems in Sport Training Scale (PSTS) on sport performance and general psychological well-being have not been systematically examined through…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Team Sports, Athletes, Research Design
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Stura, Claudia; Johnston, Linda M. – Journal of Peace Education, 2018
Since sports are increasingly used a way to bring formerly conflicting parties together post-conflict, more work needs to be done to ensure that sports are actually conducted in a way that promotes peace rather than exacerbates the conflict. Since many sports-for-peace programs cross cultural boundaries, this exploratory study was conducted to…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Athletes, Peace, Ethics
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Grimminger-Seidensticker, Elke; Möhwald, Aiko – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Modern Western societies are comprised of social and cultural diversity. As such, it is important that young people develop an awareness and appreciation of different cultures. Physical education (PE) and sport are often considered spaces where intercultural competence and social cohesion can be addressed through motor, social,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Integration, Group Unity, Multicultural Education
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Eys, Mark A.; Jewitt, Eryn; Evans, M. Blair; Wolf, Svenja; Bruner, Mark W.; Loughead, Todd M. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2013
Purpose: The general purpose of the present study was to examine the link between cohesion and motivational climate in youth sport. The first specific objective was to determine if relationships demonstrated in previous research with adult basketball and handball participants would be replicated in a younger sample and with a more heterogeneous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Motivation
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Miçoogullari, Bülent Okan; Kirazci, Sadettin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a six-week psychological skill training (PST) program that is based on a cognitive-behavioral conceptual framework on team cohesion, confidence, and anxiety of an intact team. Thirty-six male basketball players, 19 athletes for the experimental group and 17 athletes for the control group, aged…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Anxiety, Team Sports, Intervention
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Mooney, Amanda; Moncrieff, Kate; Hickey, Chris – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: As with any period of transition, the induction into a university degree in Physical Education and Sport studies can be a daunting encounter for many students. In recognition of this, increased attention is directed to specific institutional practices that might support students during this phase. Indeed, improving the first-year…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Athletics, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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johnson, jay; Chin, Jessica W. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
This study is a qualitative examination of the experiences and impact of participating in an outdoor-based and adventure education-based orientation as an alternative to traditional forms of sport team initiation. Traditional forms of initiation for the participants in this study had included hazing ceremonies, whereby new team members were forced…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Outdoor Education, Athletes, Adventure Education
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Fletcher, Teresa B.; Meyer, Barbara B. – Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 2009
This study examined the effects of Adventure Based Counseling (i.e., a low-element challenge program) on the cohesion of a collegiate women's volleyball team. Results suggest postintervention improvements in team cohesion. The support created in the challenge experience also transferred to the players helping one another to grieve the untimely…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Team Sports, Teamwork
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Bowles, Richard; O'Sullivan, Mary – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: Extra-curricular sport is an important aspect of life in Irish primary schools. Team invasion games hold a dominant position and, within this category, Gaelic games are extremely popular. Teachers have, historically, played a significant role in the promotion of Gaelic games through the organization of inter-school competitions. The…
Descriptors: Research Design, Physical Education, Sportsmanship, Interviews
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