Motivation in children and youth sports

In 2013 arranged the Norwegian Research Centre for Children and Youth Sports arranged the seminar; Motivation in children and youth sports, at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.

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The seminar was organized on the occasion of Professor Glyn C. Roberts official retirement (aged 70 years). In addition, a special edition of the International Journal of Sport Psychology was published in 2014 with articles based on presentations from the seminar.

 

The seminar had over 160 registered participants, which included representatives from children's and youth sport, elite sport and academia. FTP was also pleased that our partners Ministry of Culture, Norwegian Confederation of Sports and Olympic top was present.

 

Rector Kari Bo, along with the Center Director Dr. Pierre Nicolas Lemyre opened the seminar. The academic program started with the four internationally recognized researchers; Joan L. Duda, Darren Treasure, Howard Hall and Gloria delay in sorting each had their posts, followed by representatives from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and where it all ended by Glyn C. Roberts closing speech.

 

 

Program for the day:

09:00

Kari Bø, Rector, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Nicolas Lemyre, The Norwegian research center for training and performance

Welcome

09:10

Joan L Duda

University of Birmingham

The application of motivation-theory based interventions in youth sports: Empowering Coaching(TM) and the PAPA Project

09:50

Darren Treasure

Nike's Oregon Project

Motivation based coach education programs

10:30

 

Coffeebreak and fruit

10:40

Howard Hall

York St John University

Motivation and challenges with perfectionism in youth sports

11:20

Gloria Balague

University of Illinois

Motivation and mental skills training for children and youth on their way to elite sports

12:00

 

Lunch

13:00

Anne Marte Pensgaard

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences/Olympic sports center

Motivation and the importance of the coach for youth sport participants

13:25

Nicolas Lemyre

The Norwegian research center for training and performance

Burnout prevention in youth sports

13:50

Frank Abrahamsen

The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences/Olympic sports center

Motivation and the role of parents in youth sports

14:15

Elsa Kristiansen

Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Motivation and sources of stress in youth sports

14:40

 

Coffeebreak

14:55

Glyn Roberts

Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Reflections on a career in motivation and its implications for children and youth sports

15:30

 All presenters

Discussion and closing comments

 

A great thank you to BAMA and Isklar for their sponsor support during the seminar.