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“We wouldn’t of made friends if we didn’t come to Football United”: the impacts of a football program on young people’s peer, prosocial and cross-cultural relationships

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Clifton EversORCiD



This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).


Sport as a mechanism to build relationships across cultural boundaries and to build positive interactions among young people has often been promoted in the literature. However, robust evaluation of sport-for-development program impacts is limited. This study reports on an impact evaluation of a sport-for-development program in Australia, Football United®.

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Author(s): Nathan S, Kemp L, Bunde-Birouste A, MacKenzie J, Evers C, Shwe TA

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: BMC Public Health

Year: 2013

Volume: 13

Online publication date: 27/04/2013

Acceptance date: 01/04/2013

Date deposited: 13/11/2015

ISSN (electronic): 1471-2458

Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.


DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-399

PubMed id: 23621898


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