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Camilla Knight is an Associate Professor in Sport Sciences at Swansea University, Wales, UK

Parenting a sporting superstar: Perceptions, problems, and potential solutions

Time Wednesday 31 March, 2021 at 15:00 - 16:30
Place Zoom

Through this talk Camilla will provide a critical review of parenting in sport. Specifically, she will start by providing a brief overview of the history of research considering parental involvement in sport. She will discuss children’s perceptions and preferences for parental involvement before moving on to examining parents’ experiences of supporting young athletes. Consideration of the range of factors that may influence parents’ involvement in sport as well as potential solutions to optimise parental involvement will then be provided. Finally, the presentation will conclude by highlighting specific considerations for working with parents, as well as recommendations to enhance our knowledge in this area.

Dr Camilla Knight
Camilla Knight is an Associate Professor in Sport Sciences, specialising in Sport Psychology at Swansea University, Wales, UK. Camilla’s research interests are concerned with understanding and enhancing the psychosocial experiences of children in sport, with a particular focus upon the influence of parents.

Join Zoom Meeting
The seminar will take place through zoom. Please sign up for this event by the 26th March, further down this page. You will be sent the seminar ZOOM link the day before the seminar takes place. For further information please contact Louise Davis, Associate professor, Department of psychology, Umea University.

Hosted by: Sport, Physical Activity and Health Profile, Department of Psychology, Umea University

Event type: Seminar
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