Student-athlete Success: Meeting the Challenges of College Life

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2009 - Education - 243 pages
Student-Athlete Success: Meeting Challenges of College Life is an important guide for student athletes and undergraduate students preparing to work with student-athletes at the college or secondary level, as well as coaches, parents, and athletic directors. This reader friendly text provides comprehensive coverage of the many challenges student-athletes will face and the skills needed to address their unique needs and anxieties. Utilizing a positive voice, the author focuses the text on student-athletes' personal capabilities and accomplishments in the classroom and during athletic competition before discussing different types of challenges student-athletes are likely to encounter. The text emphasizes the techniques needed to accurately assess an individual's health behavior and provides the resources to ensure student-athlete's remain successful on the playing field and in the classroom.
 

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Contents

StudentAthletes Framework for Success
1
StudentAthlete Challenges
20
CareerEnding Injuries
84
Performance Enhancers
110
Tobacco Marijuana and Other Drugs
152
Gambling and Money
196
Resources Help and Support
216
References
227
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