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Predicting Youth Participation in Extracurricular Recreational Activities: Relationships with Individual, Parent, and Family Characteristics

@inproceedings{Barnett2008PredictingYP,
  title={Predicting Youth Participation in Extracurricular Recreational Activities: Relationships with Individual, Parent, and Family Characteristics},
  author={Lynn A. Barnett},
  year={2008}
}
  • Lynn A. Barnett
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • The importance of participating in extracurricular activities for adolescents and youth has been extensively investigated and confirmed, yet much less is known about what influences youth to participate and parents to enroll their child in different types of programs. This study of 216 sixth-grade youth collected comprehensive histories of extracurricular activity participation and investigated relationships with individual (gender, preschool experience), familial (parent in home, siblings… CONTINUE READING

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