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Title: Using forum theatre in organised youth soccer to positively influence antisocial and prosocial behaviour: a pilot study
Authors: Rutten, Esther A
Biesta, G J J
Dekovic, Maja
Stams, Geert Jan J M
Schuengel, Carlo
Verweel, Paul
Contact Email: gert.biesta@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Mar-2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: Rutten EA, Biesta GJJ, Dekovic M, Stams GJMJ, Schuengel C & Verweel P (2010) Using forum theatre in organised youth soccer to positively influence antisocial and prosocial behaviour: a pilot study, Journal of Moral Education, 39 (1), pp. 65-78.
Abstract: The aim of this pilot study was to examine the possible effects of a forum theatre intervention on moral team atmosphere, moral reasoning, fair play attitude and on- and off-field antisocial and prosocial behaviour in male adolescent soccer players from 10 to 18 years of age (n = 99). From pre-test to post-test, small but positive changes were found in moral atmosphere, but not in moral reasoning or fair play attitude. Changes were also found in on-field antisocial behaviour, which showed a significant decrease one month after the intervention. However, the changes in antisocial behaviour were not affected by the changes in moral team atmosphere. Off-field antisocial behaviour and both on- and off-field prosocial behaviour did not show a significant change. The results suggest that more extended efforts built on a similar approach are worth investigating.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2388
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057240903528683
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Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
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Utrecht University
University of Amsterdam
VU University Amsterdam
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