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Gordon A. Bloom
McGill University
PsychologyCoachingAthletesApplied psychologySocial psychology
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#1Jordan S. Lefebvre (McGill University)H-Index: 1
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. Todd M. Loughead (U of W: University of Windsor)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Objective Given our limited understanding of mentoring in sport, reviewing research from other disciplines has the potential to advance knowledge in this context. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to synthesize and evaluate the mentoring literature across disciplines in order to bridge existing knowledge and to situate the mentoring in sport literature. Design A citation network analysis. Method A comprehensive literature search was conducted to locate influential career mentorin...
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#1William R Falcão (HEC Montréal)
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. Catherine M. Sabiston (U of T: University of Toronto)H-Index: 39
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#1David A. Urquhart (McGill University)
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. Todd M. Loughead (U of W: University of Windsor)H-Index: 17
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#1Koon Teck Koh (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 6
#2Leong Seng Morris Koh (NIE: National Institute of Education)
Last. Todd M. Loughead (U of W: University of Windsor)H-Index: 17
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ABSTRACTThis study examined the perceptions of key stakeholders of a high school athlete leadership development training programme. Participants included 36 athletes (males = 23, females = 13) from...
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#1Danielle Alexander (McGill University)H-Index: 1
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. Shaunna L. Taylor (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 1
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People with physical disabilities are at a higher risk of developing secondary physical and mental health conditions, such as fatigue, obesity, and depression. The purpose of this study was to explore female Paralympic athlete views of effective and ineffective coaching practices. Individual semistructured interviews were conducted with 8 athletes who achieved an average of 8 combined Paralympic and Parapan American medals. A hierarchical content analysis revealed the athletes’ perceptions and e...
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#1Matthew A. Grant (VSU: Valdosta State University)H-Index: 3
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. Jordan S. Lefebvre (McGill University)H-Index: 1
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#1Lea-Cathrin Dohme (Cardiff Metropolitan University)H-Index: 2
#2Jordan S. Lefebvre (McGill University)H-Index: 1
Last. Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
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Abstract Positive team dynamics are a fundamental attribute of successful teams. Team building (TB) is one method of developing positive team dynamics. The purpose of this chapter is to review TB research focused on youth sport. Accordingly, this chapter begins by reviewing the conceptual background of TB, including the Personal-Disclosure and Mutual-Sharing approach to TB and the Four-Stage TB Model. The chapter also examines key empirical research focused on TB for youth within the contexts of...
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#1Pierre Lepage (McGill University)H-Index: 29
#2Gordon A. Bloom (McGill University)H-Index: 26
Last. William R. Falcão (Laval University)H-Index: 5
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The purpose of this study was to understand the learning experiences and acquisition of knowledge of youth parasport coaches. Five able-bodied male participants (M = 39 years old), who coached youth with a physical disability for an average of 7.4 years, participated in individual interviews. An inductive thematic analysis identified patterns within and across the data, allowing for description and interpretation of the meaning and importance of the themes. The results showed that coaches learne...
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#1Koon Teck KohH-Index: 6
#2Martin CamiréH-Index: 18
Last. Chee Keng John WangH-Index: 11
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The purpose of the study was to create, implement, and evaluate a values-based training program for sport coaches and physical education teachers in Singapore. Four sport coaches with two to eight years of coaching experience (M = 5.0, SD = 1.4) and four physical education teachers with two to nine years of teaching experience (M = 5.25, SD = 3.3) took part in three 2-h training workshops focusing on the teaching of values to athletes and students. Following the workshops, the participants took ...
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