Research: Sport as a vehicle to promote positive development among youth with physical disabilities
A research paper focused on understanding how sport could promote positive development among youth with physical disabilities was published in the Journal of Sport for Development 4th October 2022. Research involved interviewing nine youth with physical disabilities about their sport experiences. Interviews resulted in a range of qualitative themes and quotes demonstrating how the sporting workforce could enhance positive development for these participants. This included setting up experiences enabling mastery, autonomy, challenge and belonging, including ideas for staff on how to create this type of environment.
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