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Hextrum, Kirsten – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
This study uses Bourdieusian (1977, 1978, 2011) approaches to reproduction to position athletic bureaucracies as legitimating institutions that convert capital. I examine how the cultural production of amateurism in U.S. college sports facilitates class reproduction by enabling a direct conversion between accrued economic, social, and physical…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, College Athletics, Athletes, Middle Class
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Turgut, Murat; Yasar, Onur Mutlu – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
In order to achieve the expected high performance, athletes must be physically, technically, tactically and socially ready as well as being psychologically ready and strong (Erdogan & Kocaeksi, 2015). In this context, mental training of athletes is also important. Mental training means that athletes adjust and control their own sports behavior…
Descriptors: Performance, College Athletics, Athletes, Metacognition
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Stewart, Craig; Koch, Alex – Physical Educator, 2020
The education of all coaches is an important issue regardless of the level. However, it is assumed that coaches at the college level have significant advantages over coaches at other levels. This study investigated that assumption in determining the educational demographics of coaches in a college Division I conference in the western United…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, College Faculty, Athletic Coaches, College Athletics
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Chan, Chun-Chen – Journal of Career Development, 2020
The present study attempted to identify the psychological processes associated with the career goals of Taiwanese college athletes. In order to identify the psychological processes potentially associated with career goals, the study drew upon social cognitive career theory (SCCT). The results supported SCCT indicating that career decision-making…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Social Cognition, Self Efficacy, Decision Making
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Poll, Kacie L.; Holben, David H.; Valliant, Melinda; Joung, Hyun-Woo – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To assess the relationship of high school and collegiate household food security to current disordered food consumption behaviors in a sample of NCAA Division 1 male, collegiate athletes. Participants: Male athletes, 18 years and older from a Southeastern Conference university in August-September 2016. Methods: Cross-sectional survey…
Descriptors: Hunger, Food, High School Students, College Students
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Ballesteros, Jorge; Tran, Alisia G. T. T. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: To investigate racial-ethnic minority student-athletes' (REMSA) symptoms of distress (mental health need), mental health use (usage rate), and factors that influence mental health usage. Participants: There were 241 varsity athletes (African American = 108, Latinos = 66, Asian American= 67) from the American College Health Association…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Student Athletes, College Athletics, Asian American Students
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Bird, Matthew D.; Chow, Graig M.; Cooper, Brandon T. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2020
This study investigated six National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I student-athletes' experiences of seeking help for a mental health concern using the Health Belief Model (HBM) as a conceptual framework. A convergent mixed methodological design was utilized. Qualitative data was collected to gain an in-depth understanding of…
Descriptors: Student Athletes, College Athletics, Self Efficacy, Help Seeking
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Ustun, Ferhat; Tasgin, Erdal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
In this research, Muay Thai athletes who are university students have been examined by evaluating trait anger and anger expressions in terms of some variables. One hundred and ninety-five Muay Thai Athletes from Turkey Muay Thai Championship between universities volunteered for the study. "The Trait Anger and Anger Expression Scales" by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Psychological Patterns, College Students
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Gorgulu, Recep – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Transformational leadership has been shown to impact a wide range of outcomes in sport. Previously, researchers have begun to examine the mechanisms by which transformational leadership exerts its impact on followers. However, there is still little known about the mediating variables between transformational leadership and followers' performance.…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Athletic Coaches, College Athletics, Athletes
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Ince, Izzet – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
One of the most widely used Olympic weightlifting derivatives, hang snatch and clean, is believed to be one of the most effective ways to improve the performance of athletes in sports that require power, strength, and speed. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of split-style hang snatch, and clean and jerk training (twice a week…
Descriptors: Training, Human Body, Exercise Physiology, College Athletics
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Binder, Amy J.; Abel, Andrea R. – Sociology of Education, 2019
The study of elites is enjoying a revival at a time of increasing economic inequality. Sociologists of education have been leaders in this area, researching how affluent families position their children to compete favorably in a highly stratified higher education system. However, scholars have done less research on how students do symbolic work of…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Liberal Arts, Undergraduate Students, Social Status
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background/Context: School-sponsored sports programs are seen in both the public and policy spheres as meritocratic mobility institutions. In the U.S. context, athletic participation can yield access to college via sports performance. Meritocratic mobility would be achieved as individuals use their athletic ability and effort to enter universities…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Access to Education, College Students, Youth Programs
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Cooper, Joseph N.; Corral, Michael D.; Macaulay, Charles D. T.; Cooper, Monique S.; Nwadike, Akuoma; Mallery, Michael – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a holistic development support program at Division I historically White institution (HWI) on Black male former college athletes' pre- and post-graduation experiences and outcomes. Previous research has documented the myriad of challenges facing Black male college athletes at Division I HWIs…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Culturally Relevant Education, Holistic Approach
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Kilinç, Zühal; Dinçer, Nevzat – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
In this paper, the conflict styles of 288 athletes participated in Turkey Inter-Universities Wushu Championship in Antalya in the academic year 2017-2018 were evaluated. The research presents the significance for revealing the athletes' conflict styles with their families, trainers and teammates and creating solutions. The questionnaire was used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Athletes
Dogan, Erol – Online Submission, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate burnout levels of athletes studying at the faculty of sports sciences. 250 students (female; 102, male; 148) who study in Ondokuz Mayis University, at the Faculty of Sport Sciences and actively participate in sports life were included in the study. The 5 point Likert type sports burnout scale developed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Team Sports, Gender Differences
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