Youth Sport Study: University of Florida


This is a University of Florida Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Sport Management study. The aim of this study is to explore parents’ perceptions of their child(ren)’s involvement in youth sport. If you are a parent of a youth athlete in the state of Florida and have an interest in participating in this study, please send an email to


Current Participants

This page will contain links to the Voice Thread discussions.

The protocol used in this study was approved by the University of Florida Institutional Review Board. This document, Parent Discussion Informed Consent,  provides more information about the your rights as a research participant and information on how to contact the investigators or the UF IRB should you have any questions or concerns about this study. By advancing to the first Voice Thread Discussion Board below, you are voluntarily agreeing to participate in the study. Thank you.

General Information

Contact Information:

  • Dr. Heather Gibson
  • Dr. Michael Sagas
  • Mona Mirehie
  • Meredith Flaherty