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ERIC Number: EJ818831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-0735-6846
Understanding the Culture of the Student-Athlete: Implications for College Counselors
Despres, Joseph; Brady, Frank; McGowan, A. Scott
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v47 n2 p200 Fall 2008
This article explores the development of college athletics as a cultural phenomenon and highlights some of the problems that have evolved. Implications for college counselors are discussed, including the recommendation that they assist student-athletes to achieve a more rewarding balance between athletics and academics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A