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ERIC Number: EJ510973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0741-1235
Participation in High School Competitive Sports: A Subversion of School Mission or Contribution to Academic Goals?
Fejgin, Naomi
Sociology of Sport Journal, v11 n3 p211-30 Sep 1994
Data from a national sample of 10th graders were used to assess the effect of athletic participation on student outcomes. Analyses showed positive effects on grades, self-concept, locus of control, and educational aspirations, and a negative effect on discipline problems. Athletic participation was unequally distributed across gender and socioeconomic groups. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED486466