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Avhopp bland ishockeyungdomar: En intervjustudie om hur ischokeyföreningar arbetar för att motverka avhopp i ungdomsishockey i Ångermanland
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Ångermanland has at the last five years lost 420 hockey players. This is a qualitative study that focus on investigating the main problems of dropouts among young hockey players and how ice hockey associations in Ångermanland act to find solutions to the problem. The main questions of the study are: How can the dropout problems in Ångermanland be understood or explained in terms of youth operators' perspective and what are the potential strategies that the ice hockey associations are using to deal with the dropout problem and what approaches to youth hockey is reflected in the youth operators' statements? The study was based on semi-structure interviews with 6 different ice hockey sports clubs in Ångermanland. The results showed that the leadership programs ought to be more educational, and more oriented toward understanding the children instead of mainly technical learning objectives about how to shoot, dribble, and skate. The main reason that hockey players quit playing

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Keyword [en]
Leadership, Youth-sports, recruitment, ice-hockey associations
Keyword [sv]
Ledare, Ungdomsidrott, rekrytering, ishockeyföreningar
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Social Sciences Pedagogy
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-93449OAI: diva2:749056
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Educational program
Study Programme for Sport Sciences
Available from: 2014-09-23 Created: 2014-09-23 Last updated: 2014-09-23Bibliographically approved

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