Event Title

Youth Sports and Social Development

Poster Number

22

Faculty Mentor

David Schary, Ph.D.

College

College of Education

Department

Department of Physical Education, Sport, and Human Performance

Location

Rutledge

Start Date

21-4-2017 12:00 PM

Description

Youth sports have a crucial impact on many areas of development in a young athlete’s life. One of these areas is social development. The importance that participating in youth sports has on a young athlete’s social development is immense. Though the progress of social development can be affected by a youth sport, it differs with many different factors. This literature review will cover the effects that perceived parental support, perceived skill competence, socioeconomic status, influence of perception of peer relationships on participation, and other factors have on social development in youth sports.

Course Assignment

PESH 381 – Schary

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Apr 21st, 12:00 PM

Youth Sports and Social Development

Rutledge

Youth sports have a crucial impact on many areas of development in a young athlete’s life. One of these areas is social development. The importance that participating in youth sports has on a young athlete’s social development is immense. Though the progress of social development can be affected by a youth sport, it differs with many different factors. This literature review will cover the effects that perceived parental support, perceived skill competence, socioeconomic status, influence of perception of peer relationships on participation, and other factors have on social development in youth sports.