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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182919eb7
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Developing Youth's Positive View of Physical Activity

Moore, E. Whitney G. MS, CSCS

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ABSTRACT: MANY YOUTH START WITHDRAWING FROM VOLUNTARY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AS THEY APPROACH ADOLESCENCE. DEVELOPMENTALLY, THIS IS ALSO WHEN YOUTH CAN BECOME MORE AWARE OF THEIR ABILITY COMPARED WITH OTHERS AND THE AMOUNT OF WORK IT MAY TAKE TO IMPROVE THEIR ABILITY LEVEL. THIS FOCUS ON COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS CAN BE AFFECTED BY OUR COACHING EMPHASIS. THIS ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS THE CHARACTERISTICS AND IMPACTS OF 2 COACHING APPROACHES. PARTICULAR EMPHASIS IS GIVEN TO THE SPECIFIC BEHAVIORS THAT ADOLESCENTS HAVE REPORTED AS FOSTERING THEIR EFFORT, ENJOYMENT, SPORTSPERSONSHIP, AND INTEREST IN CONTINUING TO BE ACTIVE.

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