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NCJ Number: 41725 Find in a Library
Title: DELINQUENT TENDENCIES AND PARTICIPATION IN AN ORGANIZED SPORTS PROGRAM
Author(s): A YIANNAKIS
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 13
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER IS THE PRODUCT OF A STUDY THAT PROBED THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DELINQUENCY AND SPORTS PARTICIPATION.
Abstract: THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE WHETHER FAILURE TO COMPLETE AN ORGANIZED SPORTS PROGRAM WAS ASSOCIATED WITH A DELINQUENT PSYCHOSOCIAL PROFILE. THE STUDY INVOLVED A POPULATION OF 11-YEAR-OLD BOYS WHO WERE ENROLLED IN A NATIONAL SUMMER YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM. IT WAS FOUND THAT BOYS WITH DELINQUENT PSYCHOSOCIAL PROFILES WERE SIGNIFICANTLY OVER-REPRESENTED AMONG THOSE WHO FAILED TO COMPLETE THE PROGRAM, BUT THIS WAS NOT SAID TO BE A CAUSE-EFFECT RELATIONSHIP....BDS
Index Term(s): Crime in recreational areas; Juvenile delinquency factors; Recreation; Socioculture; Sociopaths; Studies
Note: REVISED AND EXPANDED VERSION OF AN EARLIER PAPER WHICH WAS PRESENTED AT THE AAHPER NATIONAL CONVENTION, ANAHEIM, 1974
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