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ERIC Number: EJ1144147
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
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A Comparison of Academic and Athletic Performance in the NCAA
Bailey, Sarah; Bhattacharyya, Mouchumi
College Student Journal, v51 n2 p173-182 Sum 2017
The Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 34 sports was investigated to determine whether the top athletic teams performed significantly better "academically" compared to their bottom counterparts. A "p" value of 0.0029 revealed that top athletic teams academically outperformed bottom athletic teams. Further analysis showed the number of times a school made the top eight positions did not influence their academic performance. An analysis comparing men's and women's top athletic teams also revealed women academically outperformed men.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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