Publications and Presentations

Articles

Ferris, K. A., Vest, A. E., Agans, J. P., & Burkhard, B. M. (accepted). Becoming a Double-Goal Coach: Character-based Education for High School Sports Coaches. Journal of Youth Development.

Johnson, S., Agans, J. P., Weiner, M. B., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). Profiles of Civic Engagement across Educational Transitions: Stability and Change. International Journal of Developmental Science, 8(3), 81-93.

Lerner, R. M., Agans, J. P., DeSouza, L. M., & Hershberg, R. M. (2014). Developmental Science in 2025: A predictive review! Research in Human Development, 11(4), 255-272.

Geldhof, G. J., Malin, H., Johnson, S. K., Porter, T., Bronk, K. C., Weiner, M. B., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M. K., Hunt, D., Colby, A., Lerner, R. M., & Damon, W. (2014). Entrepreneurship in young adults: Initial findings from the young entrepreneurs study. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 35, 410-421.

Agans, J. P., Champine, R. B., DeSouza, L. M., Mueller, M. K., Johnson, S. K., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). Activity Involvement as an Ecological Asset: Profiles of Participation and Youth Outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(6), 919-932.

Geldhof, G. J., Porter, T. J., Weiner, M., Malin, H., Bronk, K. C., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M., Damon, W., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). Fostering entrepreneurship: Preliminary findings from the Young Entrepreneurs Study. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24(3), 431-446.

Geldhof, G. J., Weiner, M., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M. K., & Lerner, R. M. (2014). Understanding entrepreneurial intent in late adolescence: The role of intentional self-regulation and innovation. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43(1), 81-91.

Lerner, R. M., Agans, J. P., DeSouza, L. M., & Gasca, S. (2013). Describing, explaining, and optimizing within-individual change across the life span: A relational developmental systems perspective. Review of General Psychology, 17(2), 179-183.

Agans, J. P. & Geldhof, G. J. (2012). Trajectories of participation in athletics and positive youth development: The influence of sport type. Applied Developmental Science, 16(3), 151-165.

Bowers, E. P., von Eye, A., Lerner, J. V., Arbeit, M. R., Weiner, M. B., Chase, P., & Agans, J. P. (2011). The role of ecological assets in positive and problematic developmental trajectories. Journal of Adolescence, 34(6), 1151-1165.

Mueller, M. K., Phelps, E., Bowers, E. P., Agans, J. P., Urban, J. B., Lerner, R. M. (2011). Youth Development Program Participation and Intentional Self-Regulation Skills: Contextual and Individual Bases of Pathways to Positive Youth Development. Journal of Adolescence, 34(6), 1115-1125.

 

Chapters

Agans, J. P., Ettekal, A. V., Erickson, K., & Lerner, R. M. (in press). Positive Youth Development Through Sport: A Relational Developmental Systems Approach. In N. Holt (Ed.), Positive Youth Development Through Sport, 2nd edition.

Ettekal, A. V., Lerner, R. M., Agans, J. P., Ferris, K., & Berkhard, B. (in press). Youth Thriving in the Context of Sport Participation: Idiographic, Differential, and Nomothetic Dimensions. In N. Holt (Ed.), Positive Youth Development Through Sport, 2nd edition.

Agans, J. P., Champine, R. B., Johnson, S. K., Erickson, K., & Yalin, C. (2015). Promoting healthy lifestyles through youth activity participation: Lessons from research. In Bowers et al. (Eds.), Promoting Positive Youth Development: Lessons from the 4-H Study (pp. 137-160). New York, NY: Springer.

Li, Y., Agans, J. P., Chase, P., Arbeit, M., Weiner, M., & Lerner, R. M., (2014). Positive youth development and its relationship to engagement: A developmental systems perspective. In D. J. Shernoff & J. Bempechat (Eds.), NSSE Yearbook: Engaging Youth in Schools: Empirically-Based Models to Guide Future Innovations, Volume 113(1). New York: Teachers College Record.

Agans, J. P., Säfvenbom, R., Davis, J. L., Bowers, E. P., & Lerner, R. M. (2013). Positive Movement Experiences: Approaching the Study of Athletic Participation, Exercise, and Leisure Activity through Relational Developmental Systems Theory and the Concept of Embodiment. In R. M. Lerner & J. B. Benson (Eds.), Embodiment and Epigenesis: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Understanding the Role of Biology within the Relational Developmental System Part B: Ontogenetic Dimensions (pp. 261–286). Elsevier.

Lerner, R. M., Agans, J. P., Arbeit, M. R., Chase, P.A., Weiner, M. B., Schmid, K. L., Warren, A. E. A. (2013). Resilience and Positive Youth Development: A Relational Developmental Systems Model. In Goldstein, S., and Brooks, R. (Eds.), Handbook of Resilience in Children (2nd ed., pp. 293-308). New York: Springer Publications.

Lerner, R. M., Weiner, M. B., Arbeit, M. R., Chase, P. A., Agans, J. P., Schmid, K. L. & Warren, A. E. A. (2012). Resilience across the lifespan. In Hayslip, B., Jr., and Smith, G. C. (Eds.). Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Emerging Perspectives on Resilience in Adulthood and Later Life. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

 

Posters and Presentations

Agans, J. P. (2015, October). Self-organizing trajectories of involvement: Subjective experiences of participation in athletic activities across adolescence and young adulthood. Poster to be presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.

Agans, J. P., Vest Ettekal, A., & Syer, T. (2015, June). Evaluating in Coach Education: Lessons from a Collaborative Study. Presentation for the Society of Health and Physical Educators’ National Coaching Conference, Morgantown, WV.

Agans, J. P., Weiner, M. B., & Bronk, K. C. (2015, March). Pursuing purpose: Relations between meaningful life goals and goal pursuit strategies. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Davis, J. A., Agans, J. P., Vazou, S., & Jarus, T. (2015, March). Bridging the gap between relatedness and physical activity: A new model for youth participation. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Weiner, M. B., Geldhof, J. G., Johnson, S. K., Agans, J. P., Gansert, P., & Lerner, R. M (2015, March). The Entrepreneurship Intentional Self Regulation Questionnaire: Three-Wave Properties of a Measure of Youth Entrepreneurship. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Agans, J. P. (2014, March). Participation and Engagement in Extracurricular Activities: Issues of Measurement. Symposium organized for the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Agans, J. P. (2014, March). Measuring the Experience of Participation: Development of the Movement Activity Engagement Scale. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Agans, J. P. (2013, November). The Development of Entrepreneurial Intent: Colleges and Universities as Ecological Assets. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Geldhof, G. J., Weiner, M. B., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M. K., & Lerner, R. M. (2013, November). Positive youth development: Assessing the interaction between intentional self-regulation and motivation. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Davis, J.L. & Agans, J. P. (2013, June). Community circus: Fostering autonomy, relatedness, and competence in youth. Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Rochester, NY.

Geldhof, G. J., Weiner, M. B., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M. K., & Lerner, R. M. (2013, May). Positive youth development: Assessing the interaction between intentional self-regulation and motivation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Washington, DC.

Weiner, M. B., Honickman, S. M., Geldhof, G. J., Agans, J. P., Mueller, M., Lerner, R. M., and Johnson, H. (2012, October). The Young Entrepreneurship Study (YES) Project: Characteristics of Young Entrepreneurs and the 5 Cs of PYD. Poster presented at the meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

Agans, J. P. (2012, April). Positive movement experiences: The sample case of developmental circus arts. Presentation at the Research Meets Practice Symposium: Youth Development through Sport and Recreation, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Agans, J. P. (2012, March). Trajectories of participation in athletics and positive youth development: The influence of sport type. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver BC, Canada.

Agans, J. P. & Lerner, R. M. (2011, October). All sports are not created equal: The role of participation in different sports in positive youth development. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Providence, RI.