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Title: Educating and supporting tennis parents using web-based delivery methods: A novel online education program
Authors: Thrower, Sam N.
Harwood, Chris G.
Spray, Christopher M.
Keywords: Youth sport
Parenting
Online
Education program
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: © Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Published by Taylor & Francis
Citation: THROWER, S.N., HARWOOD, C.G. and SPRAY, C.M., 2018. Educating and supporting tennis parents using web-based delivery methods: A novel online education program. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, In Press.
Abstract: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a novel online education program for British tennis parents and their experiences of engaging in the program. Using a convergent parallel mixed-methods design, 13 parents completed pre- and post-program online questionnaires, while a subset of 9 participants also shared their experiences via an asynchronous email interview. Quantitative findings revealed positive directional changes for almost all of the variables in relation to emotional experiences, goal orientations, tennis parent efficacy, and general parenting efficacy. The contribution of the combined quantitative and qualitative findings and their practical implications are discussed.
Description: This paper is in closed access until 23rd Feb 2019
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2018.1433250
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/32485
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2018.1433250
ISSN: 1041-3200
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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