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ERIC Number: EJ553442
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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The Effect of Extracurricular Activity Participation on the Academic Performance of Male and Female High School Students.
Silliker, S. Alan; Quirk, Jeffrey T.
School Counselor, v44 n4 p288-93 Mar 1997
Examines whether extracurricular activity participation (EAP) enhances the academic performance of high school students. Analyzed 123 students who played interscholastic soccer. Results indicate that EAP does not harm and may enhance academic performance. Male athletes showed in-season improvements in academic performance. Discusses implications for school counselors. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Student Athletes