Effects of Youth Participation in Extra-Curricular Sport Programs on Perceived Self-Efficacy: A Multilevel Analysis

  • Riller S. Reverdito, Humberto M. Carvalho, Larissa R. Galatti, Alcides J. Scaglia, Carlos E. Gonçalves, Roberto R. Paes
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills, March 2017, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0031512517697069

Youth Participation in Extra-Curricular Sport Programs

What is it about?

The present study examined extracurricular sport participation and developmental context in relationship to perceived self-efficacy among underserved adolescents.

Why is it important?

Variáveis ​​ligadas a experiências esportivas positivas e auto-eficácia percebida podem ser usadas como marcadores para avaliar os resultados e o impacto dos programas de participação no esporte destinados a promover o desenvolvimento positivo da juventude.


Dr Riller Silva Reverdito
State University of Mato Grosso

In order for young people to remain in the sport participation, there must be a policy to provide needed financial, technical, and human resources, taking into account both local characteristics and macrostructural factors. Developing and qualifying an institutional collaborative network (i.e., school, public safety, transport, social assistance) to support young people in the municipality can help ensure that young people remain in the program.

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