Melissa Otterbein

Sports as a Tool for Refugee Empowerment explores the ways in which sports programs enhance the quality of life and improve the psychosocial development of refugees, in particularly youth.

The psychosocial factors faced by refugees and displaced persons as well as the ramifications of such factors are discussed, followed by descriptions of key players whose programmatic efforts address such factors. Finally, recommendations for improving the efficacy of refugee sports programs are addressed.

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