ERIC Number: ED348583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Student Athletes: Shattering the Myths & Sharing the Realities.
Kirk, Wyatt D., Ed.; Kirk, Sarah V., Ed.
This book covers the developmental benefits of athletics. It provides a step-by-step model for setting up a comprehensive high school program, a guide for college-bound athletes, seven case studies, and an outline of counselors' responsibilities. The book is divided into three major parts: the athletic environment and the athlete's participation in it (Part I); special issues within the athletic environment (Part II); and external issues that have an impact on athletics (Part III). Individual chapters are: (1) "Developmental Benefits of Athletics" (Mary Mitchell Harris); (2) "School Counseling and the Student Athlete" (Beverly O'Bryant); (3) "Issues in Counseling Athletes at the High School Level" (Sara Joy Bailey); (4) "Role Models: An Athlete's Perspective" (Dick Barnett); (5)"Coaches and Student Athletes" (Gary Miller); (6) "A Guide for College-Bound Athletes" (Gary Sailes); (7) "Counseling Athletes in Higher Education" (Wayne Lanning and Peter Toye); (8) "Problem Solving and Decision Making: Life Skills for Student Athletes" (J. Scott Hinkle); (9) "Athletics and Career Development: A Research Model" (Victoria Coleman and Shirl Barker); (10) "The Negative Stereotyping of Student Athletes" (Kevin Burke); (11) "The African American Student Athlete" (Wyatt Kirk and Sarah Kirk); (12) "The Media's Effect on Athletics" (Charles Farrell); (13) "The Role of the NCAA" (Wilford Bailey); (14) "Controversies in Sports Medicine" (Karl Fields and Martha Delaney); and (15) "Law and Sports" (George Schubert and Arline Schubert). (NB)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Career Development, College Athletics, College Bound Students, Counselor Role, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Role Models, School Counseling, Sports Medicine, Student Characteristics, Student Development
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304-3300 (Order #72058, $28.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Counseling Association, Alexandria, VA.