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Factors Contributing To Professional Self-Efficacy Levels In Recently Graduated Certified Athletic Trainers, Matthew Kuo, Hannah L. Stedge, Michael S. Weller Apr 2016

Factors Contributing To Professional Self-Efficacy Levels In Recently Graduated Certified Athletic Trainers, Matthew Kuo, Hannah L. Stedge, Michael S. Weller

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Self-efficacy is an important factor for job success, but it has been cited as a missing factor in new athletic training graduates. Therefore, the objective of this study was to find what factors affect the development of self-efficacy in the recently graduated certified athletic trainer. A qualitative survey method was utilized that involved questions aimed to extract as much personal opinion and experiences as possible. Online surveys were sent out electronically to 1,000 prospective participants. A total of 64 survey responses were received but only 52 surveys were qualified for inclusion into the study. Data was collected via the ...