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Exploring the Meaning and Experiences of Recreation for Young People and Parents Living with Lower IncomesDownload
The purpose of the research was to explore the meaning and experiences of recreation for young people and parents who live with lower incomes in a predominantly affluent community. I responded to the research purpose by speaking with ten youth (aged 13-18 years) and six parents living with lower...
In this thesis, I use Foucault’s methods of discourse analysis and genealogy, and my own experiences as a Paralympic athlete, to analyze and critique the power relations of the Paralympic Movement. In Chapter 1, I contextualize my study by discussing relevant literature in Critical Disability...
The current research was designed to add to the youth sport coping literature by examining adolescent athletes’ stressor appraisals and coping and to understand the way in which athletes learn to cope. Two studies were conducted. Study one was a metastudy (Paterson, Thorne, Canam, & Jillings,...
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2016: The project will conduct a critical disability analysis of the discourses and practices of disability inclusion within a wide range of sport and recreation programs in Canada. 'Inclusive movement programs' have been internationally championed as a basic right of people...
This study examined the relationship between perfectionism and parenting styles among 194 male youth soccer players (M age = 13.64 years). Participants completed the Sport Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale-2 (Sport-MPS-2: Gotwals & Dunn, 2009) and the Parenting Style Inventory-2 (PSI-2:...
SSHRC Awarded PDG 2015: Merely participating in youth sport does not systematically lead to positive developmental outcomes. Research shows it is necessary to intentionally target social contextual factors --such as organizational structure, coaches, parents, and peer interactions-- to promote...
This thesis examines how female athletes relate to and interpret their experiences of pain. Starting from the position that the meaning of pain is not given but is interpreted, this thesis takes as its central question: what compels athletes to interpret their pain in the ways that they do?...
SSHRC Awarded IG 2017: This research examines and refines key assumptions of the recreation specialization framework, tests the refined assumptions, and examines the roles of structural location and environmental worldviews in explaining recreation preferences. This research will: 1. Test and...