ERIC Number: EJ530446
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Placing Young Adolescents at Risk in Interscholastic Sports Programs.
McEwin, C. Kenneth; Dickinson, Thomas S.
Clearing House, v69 n4 p217-21 Mar-Apr 1996
Argues that interscholastic sports programs often place middle and secondary students at risk by making them feel like failures and rejects as well as exposing them to actual injuries. Discusses sports injuries, psychological considerations, attrition, coaches, which sports are appropriate, family and community responsibilities, scholarships and contracts, and the role of adults in the problem and the solution. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special section: Young Adolescents at Risk.