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ERIC Number: EJ147247
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Athletics and Social Participation in the Educational Attainment Process
Hanks, Michael P.; Eckland, Bruce K.
Sociology of Education, 49, 4, 271-94, Oct 76
Assesses the role of extracurricular athletics and other activities participated in by high school and college students. The authors conclude that athletics has little effect on academic achievement but that social participation has a strong and salutary effect on academic performance in school and college for both sexes and tends to mediate the effects of socioeconomic background and academic aptitude. (Author)
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