Sports Based Youth Development Courses 2012-2013
Sport-Based Youth Dev I: Theory
Students will become familiar with the benefits of SBYD programs in the following areas of development: Biological, psychological (including cognitive and emotional functioning), and social. The appropriate sporting environments and training techniques for youth sport programs, and the psychology of using sport as a means of cultivating psychological health, well-being, and resiliency are reviewed. Students will study the mission, goals, and practice of sport based youth development programs and apply concepts learned in class to develop competency in quality sport based youth development programs.