publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Identifying the sociological implications of the main aspects affecting the optimal sporting career development

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  • Published: 01 Apr 2014
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Phil. (Sport Management) This study is strengthened by several studies that have indicated that the dualist nature of student-athletes is problematic, as well as the management thereof. The study aimed to identify the sociological implications of the main aspects affecting the optimal sporting career development in athletics (throwers) at University of Johannesburg Sport, and offers recommendations for managing student-athletes. The methods utilized for this study included: i) self-designed questionnaires which incorporated information such as biographical data, performance level, satisfaction levels of support services and, ii) a qualitative case-study on the...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: College athletes - Vocational guidance - South Africa, Athletic ability, Athletes - Psychology, Coach-athlete relationships
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