A longitudinal examination of breadth and intensity of youth activity involvement and successful development.

@article{Busseri2006ALE,
  title={A longitudinal examination of breadth and intensity of youth activity involvement and successful development.},
  author={Michael A. Busseri and Linda Rose-Krasnor and Teena Willoughby and Heather J Chalmers},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={1313-26}
}
Connections between youth activity involvement and indicators of successful development were examined in a longitudinal high school sample. Drawing on theories of expertise skill development (e.g., J. Côté, 1999); the selection, optimization, and compensation framework (P. B. Baltes, 1997); and theories of positive youth development (e.g., R. M. Lerner, J. B. Almerigi, C. Theokas, & J. Lerner, 2005), reciprocal associations between breadth and intensity of activity involvement and developmental… CONTINUE READING

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