Sport-Based Life Skills Programming in the Schools

  title={Sport-Based Life Skills Programming in the Schools},
  author={Steven J. Danish and T Forneris and Ian Joseph Wallace},
  journal={Journal of Applied School Psychology},
  pages={41 - 62}
SUMMARY The philosophy of sport and physical activity being readily available for all youth has a long history. Research suggests that sport is a significant factor in the development of adolescents' self-esteem, identity and feelings of competence. Using sport to promote competence in youth has tremendous benefits and risks. The greatest risk is the belief held by many that we can make a difference by just ‘throwing the ball and letting them play.’ This paper will focus on the role that sport… 
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