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Title College student-athletes : challenges, opportunities, and policy implications / edited by Daniel B. Kissinger, Michael T. Miller
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Pub., [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 241 pages)
Series Educational policy in the 21st century : opportunities, challenges, and solutions
Educational policy in the 21st century.
Contents The contemporary college student athlete as a subpopulation / Daniel B. Kissinger and Michael T. Miller -- College student-athletes: tracing historical research trends in higher education / Darla J. Twale and Karen Abney Korn -- Recruitment, admission, and retention of first-year student-athletes / Victoria L. Sanders and Henry A. Gardner -- The recruiting process: the experiences of student-athletes / Paul M. Hewitt -- Helping student-athletes adapt to college: the role of an academic transition course / Judy Stephen and Kristin Higgins -- The cycle of transition for student-athletes to college / Gregory V. Wolcott and Debbie Gore-Mann -- Promoting student-athlete mental health: the role of campus counseling services / Daniel B. Kissinger and Joshua C. Watson -- Athletics in community colleges: a primer / V. Barbara Bush [and others] -- Private college student-athletes: the world of D3 and NAIA / Adam Morris -- Female student-athletes: counseling considerations for a unique culture / Richard G. Deaner and Adrian S. Janit -- Body image and female student-athletes / Jennifer M. Miles -- International student-athletes / Daniel B. Kissinger -- College athletes and performance-enhancing substance use / Richard E. Newman -- Involvement in learning and athletic participation / Ashley Tull -- Accountability to athletics stakeholders / Kenneth Borland [and others] -- Policy implications of college student-athletes: more than campus discussion / Michael T. Miller and Daniel P. Nadler
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject College athletes -- Education -- United States.
College sports -- United States.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Kissinger, Daniel B.
Miller, Michael T.
ISBN 1607522160 (electronic bk.)
9781607522164 (electronic bk.)