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A proposed theoretical model to explain relative age effects in sport
Abstract Exemplary scientific methods describe concepts and provide theories for further testing. For the field of relative age effects (RAEs) in sport, the scientific method appears to be limited to… Expand
Positive Youth Development From Sport to Life: Explicit or Implicit Transfer?
While previous studies indicate that participation in sport has the potential to facilitate positive developmental outcomes, there is a lack of consensus regarding the possible transfer of these… Expand
Evidence-based policies for youth sport programmes
Youth sport involvement can lead to outcomes classified as the 3Ps: performance, participation and personal development. The 3Ps are central to youth sport systems aimed at providing quality… Expand
Gaze behaviors and decision making accuracy of higher- and lower-level ice hockey referees
Abstract Background Gaze behaviors are often studied in athletes, but infrequently for sport officials. There is a need to better understand gaze behavior in refereeing in order to improve training… Expand
Why ref? Understanding sport officials' motivations to begin, continue, and quit their avocations
Developmental trajectories and pathways for athletes and coaches have been frequently examined, whereas sport officials are often overlooked. With attrition rates of up to 30% (Deacon, 2001), sport… Expand
The influence of birth date and place of development on youth sport participation.
Previous research highlights the critical role that contextual factors play in shaping athlete development. The purpose of the present study was to investigate two of these contextual factors: birth… Expand
Describing citation structures in sport burnout literature: A citation network analysis.
Abstract Objectives To evaluate sport burnout research using citation network analysis. Design A citation network analysis. Methods We began by searching the term “sport and burnout” in SportDiscus,… Expand
Female relative age effects and the second‐quartile phenomenon in young female ice hockey players
- David J. Hancock
- 1 September 2017
Objectives: Relative age effects exist across sports and cultures (Cobley, Baker, Wattie, & McKenna, 2009), though a recent, unusual trend is females born in the second quartile of the selection year… Expand
Coach Selections and the Relative Age Effect in Male Youth Ice Hockey
- D. Hancock, D. Ste-Marie, B. Young
- Psychology, Medicine
- Research quarterly for exercise and sport
- 1 March 2013
Relative age effects (RAEs; when relatively older children possess participation and performance advantages over relatively younger children) are frequent in male team sports. One possible… Expand
Influences of population size and density on birthplace effects
- David J. Hancock, Patricia Coutinho, Jean Côté, Isabel Mesquita
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of sports sciences
- 2 January 2018
ABSTRACT Contextual influences on talent development (e.g., birthplace effects) have become a topic of interest for sport scientists. Birthplace effects occur when being born in a certain city size… Expand