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Athletic Identity And Mental Health: The Experiences Of Black Male Former Student-Athletes, Miguel Frank May 2018

Athletic Identity And Mental Health: The Experiences Of Black Male Former Student-Athletes, Miguel Frank

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On college campus across the nation, student-athletes represents a unique group among the student population. Black male student-athletes are an overrepresented group among the student-athlete population, representing more than a quarter of all student-athletes. Previous research has explored the impact of athletic identity on student-athletes, as well as the academic success of Black male student-athletes. Due to the high number of Black males participating in intercollegiate athletics and the lack of research related to their mental health experiences, the goal of this study was to examine the impact of athletic identity on the experiences of Black male student-athletes and the ...