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ERIC Number: EJ266624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
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Are Atheletes also Students? The Educational Attainment of College Athletes.
Purdy, Dean A.; And Others
Social Problems, v29 n4 p439-48 Apr 1982
Studied 2,000 athletes over 10 years at a major university. Found that athletes were less prepared for college and achieved less academically than the general student population. Found scholarship holders, Blacks, and participants in basketball and football to have the poorest academic potential and performance. (Author/GC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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