athletic identity

athletic identity

the degree to which a person identifies with an athletic role as part of their self-concept.
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By assessing constructs such as career decision-making self-efficacy, personality characteristics, vocational identity, hope, athletic identity status, and academic performance with comparisons by age, sex, ethnicity, athlete status in high and college, cumulative grade point average, and final course grade, this study will provide insights about how institutions of higher education might better serve the career needs of undergraduate students interested in majoring in sport management.
However, unlike personal identity, athletic identity involves specific schemas about the self in relation to sport (Yukhymenko-Lescroart, 2014).
Their athletic identity is often created and nurtured at the detriment to other aspects of their development.
Athletic identity in Spanish adolescents: psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Athletic Identity Measurement Scale-E
Conceived under the watchful eye of Kia's president and chief design officer Peter Schreyer, with modern and instantly recognizable design cues, the Optima maintains its athletic identity but rides on a chassis that is longer, wider and stiffer.
If so, how can race organizers use participant's athletic identity measures when soliciting sponsors in the selection and/or evaluation process?
The study concludes that Indigenous Australian sportsmen face complex postsport challenges due to (a) the primacy of their athletic identity, (b) assumptions about their 'natural' acumen as athletes, (c) the impact of racialised stereotypes, and (d) profound commitments to extended families and communities.
Athletic Identity may be defined as being the degree of importance, strength and exclusivity that is attached to the athlete's role which is maintained by him/herself and his/her context (Cieslak, 2004).
The experiment described here tests whether stereotype threat appears to contribute to the academic underperformance of college student-athletes by implementing a conventional stereotype-threat experiment but with the distinction that an athletic identity, rather than identities related to race or gender, is primed.
Research has shown that disruptive circumstances in an athlete's career (temporary injury, permanent injury, retirement) can pose significant difficulties, especially if the athlete has developed a salient athletic identity at the expense of a multidimensional self-concept.
One of those reasons is you identify yourself, in my example, as a Cork hurler and your athletic identity.
Through this synthesis, athletic retirement was viewed as a transitional process involving the (a) preconditions, that is athletic identity during sports career, satisfaction with the athletic career, reasons for termination, retirement planning, voluntary/involuntary retirement, timeliness of retirement; (b) transitional period, that is coping strategies, emotional reactions to retirement, perceived difficulties during the transition -including the difficulty to change identity-, perceived financial and psychological support, duration of the transition; and (c) consequences, that is current satisfaction, perceived professional success, and relation to sports nowadays.