Early dropout from Sports: A cross-sectional study in Italian and Spanisch students.
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Discipline/sActividad Física y Deporte
Sector de la Educación
Background: early withdrawal from sporting activities is a relevant phenomenon in young people. Lack of movement contributes to the adoption of incorrect lifestyles that will persist even in later ages in all people. Even young athletes may prematurely quit the sport during their school education before reaching their peak performance. When they dropout of sport during developmental age, the possibility to identify talent in sport is compromised. Moreover, systematic exercise programs may actually improve cognitive and metacognitive skills. Therefore, to dropout of sport might interrupt these benefits. In summary, dropout from sport might be identified as an important phenomenon in youth with several negative implications at multiple levels. Furthermore, this process may be correlated to other non-sports factors and domains, such as the attritions factors at intra-personal and interpersonal levels. While the search for factors associated with sport dropout rates involved in both spor...