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Author Skolnikoff, Jessica.

Title Young athletes, couch potatoes, and helicopter parents : the productivity of play / Jessica Skolnikoff and Robert Engvall.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.083 Sk53y 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description viii, 153 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-149) and index.
Contents Why is the coach's son always the quarterback? An expansion of Gladwell's Outliers -- Little League parents: the fine line between healthy obsession and unhealthy behavior -- "Athletic capital": status, performance, and physical activity level among middle school students -- The widening gap of youth activity level -- The power of play -- Me first: there may not be an "I" in team, but there's a "me" -- The loss of community through specialized sports and the loss of unstructured play.
Subject Sports for children -- Social aspects -- United States.
Sports for children -- United States.
Physical education for children -- United States.
Play -- Social aspects -- United States.
Parent and child -- United States.
Parent and child. (OCoLC)fst01053308
Physical education for children. (OCoLC)fst01062486
Play -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01066950
Sports for children. (OCoLC)fst01130625
Sports for children -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01130636
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Engvall, Robert P.
ISBN 9781442229792 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442229799 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442229808 (electronic)
1442229802 (electronic bk.)

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