Research and projects

  • Doctoral research Growing through sports

    Research project (ongoing) - Emran Riffi (HvA), in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam and the Professorship of Sport-related educational Theory, examines the influence youth sport has on social inclusion.

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  • Gold in Education and Elite Sport

    Research project (ongoing) - In this EU project, the professorship is looking at ways of promoting and supporting good governance principles and dual careers for sportspeople (EU project).

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  • Boundary-transgressing behaviour in sport

    Research project (ongoing) - Research into the prevalence of abuse and boundary-transgressing behaviour in sport and the subsequent welfare implications.

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  • iCoachKids

    Research project (ongoing) - iCoachKids is a partnership of eight organizations from different countries, each of them experts in the field of youth sport and coach education led by LBU and ICCE (EU project).

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  • Parents on the sideline

    Research project (complete) - Children studied the behaviour of parents by observing them at a number of matches; project carried out with the cooperation of Da Costa school in Soest.

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  • Safeguarding Youth Sport

    Research project (complete) - This project's objective is to encourage the individual empowerment of young athletes and promoting an ethical climate within sports organizations (EU project).

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  • Sport parenting project

    Research project (ongoing) - How can we minimize physical and psychological risks that young athletes encounter by improving education and support that is provided to, and available for, parents (EU project).

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  • Transformation PBS from a school setting to a sport setting

    Research project (ongoing) - This research project of the professorship looks at how the widely used PBS approach (Positive Behavior Support) may also be of significance to the world of sports.

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  • Profit through Sport - Trainer-child INterACTION

    Research project (complete) - This project provided insight into the success and failure factors influencing the way that trainers contribute to the development of children who participate in sport through clubs.

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Research
  1. Doctoral research Growing through sports 29 September 2017

    Research project (ongoing) - Emran Riffi (HvA), in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam and the Professorship of Sport-related educational Theory, examines the influence youth sport has on social inclusion.
    Read More
  2. Sport parenting project 20 February 2017

    Research project (ongoing) - How can we minimize physical and psychological risks that young athletes encounter by improving education and support that is provided to, and available for, parents (EU project).
    Read More
  3. iCoachKids 28 November 2016

    Research project (ongoing) - iCoachKids is a partnership of eight organizations from different countries, each of them experts in the field of youth sport and coach education led by LBU and ICCE (EU project).
    Read More
  4. Transformation PBS from a school setting to a sport setting 01 June 2016

    Research project (ongoing) - This research project of the professorship looks at how the widely used PBS approach (Positive Behavior Support) may also be of significance to the world of sports.
    Read More
  5. Safeguarding Youth Sport 20 May 2015

    Research project (complete) - This project's objective is to encourage the individual empowerment of young athletes and promoting an ethical climate within sports organizations (EU project).
    Read More
  6. Gold in Education and Elite Sport 20 May 2015

    Research project (ongoing) - In this EU project, the professorship is looking at ways of promoting and supporting good governance principles and dual careers for sportspeople (EU project).
    Read More
  7. Boundary-transgressing behaviour in sport 19 May 2015

    Research project (ongoing) - Research into the prevalence of abuse and boundary-transgressing behaviour in sport and the subsequent welfare implications.
    Read More
  8. Parents on the sideline 19 May 2015

    Research project (complete) - Children studied the behaviour of parents by observing them at a number of matches; project carried out with the cooperation of Da Costa school in Soest.
    Read More
  9. Profit through Sport - Trainer-child INterACTION 19 May 2015

    Research project (complete) - This project provided insight into the success and failure factors influencing the way that trainers contribute to the development of children who participate in sport through clubs.
    Read More