How To Study Coaches Viewpoints On The Personal Development Of Student Athletes

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The purpose of this study was to study coaches’ viewpoints on the personal development student-athletes experience within university sport. Discover the ways in which coaches understand, enable, and facilitate the personal development of student-athletes. How they facilitated opportunities for athletes’ personal development through sports. The article gives personal examples from each coach that was interviewed, in not numbers or a certain population of student athletes. The research came from both male and female coach with their personal perspective on the development of athletes, with hard data. The research should extend to other universities. The author should consider looking at which student athlete's gets more developed over time by …show more content…

(2011). Promoting academics: Student-athlete role models in the media. Black history bulletin, 74(1), 21-26. The purpose of the article is to promote student athlete as role models. Identifying the positive aspects of being a student-athlete, it is important that the media and society recognize individuals that embody both the academic and athletic aspects. Identify what qualities make a good role model. I believe the information provided in the article gave a great example on understanding of student athletes overall academics, and shows how this information can be a leverage for positive road models. However, the research should have covered all races not only African American in this study. Being an athlete white, black or other should not matter how society looks at …show more content…

J. (2011). Developing an institutional culture toward degree attainment for student athletes. New Directions for Community Colleges, (155), 27-33. This article discusses the ways in which student athletes have been discredited for their lack of interest to learn from the actions of a small population of student athletes. The article also provides recommendations for improving the academic outcomes of student athletes. The information provided in this article is an effort to help lessen the negative view of student athletes. The article developing an institutional culture toward degree attainment for student athletes seeks to improve the image of student athletes. The problem with this article is that is it only addresses the community college student athletes. It also failed to provide data for larger universities' sports programs across the USA. It also provided inaccurate database off the participation of one community college. When providing data on group my suggestion is to include more than one institution. The takeaway for me is to make sure that I include data on more than one entity to gather better evidence. Kornspan, A.S. (2014). Career maturity and college student-athletes: A comprehensive review of literature. Annals of psychotherapy & integrative health,

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