publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

Parents´ influence on children´s sport environment : An interview study with parents of athletic children in football and athletics

Fällman, Emma; Öhman, André;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Pedagogiska institutionen
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Parental involvement is known to be important for children in organized sports. However, parents can with their involvement both have negative and positive influence on children according to some studies. Few studies have investigated parents´ influence in sport, mostly studies have been focused on the parental involvement in sport. The purpose of this study was to examine perceptions among parents about their influences on children´s sport environment. A part of the purpose was to investigate if the parents think it is a necessity with an education to help parents to positively contribute to children´s sport environment. A qualitative approach was used and eigh...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Children, environment, influence, parents, sport, Barn, föräldrar, idrott, miljö, inverkan, Social Sciences, Samhällsvetenskap, Pedagogy, Pedagogik
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