The Sports Participation Effect on Educational Attainment of Black Males

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to explore the direct, indirect, and total effects of high school sports participation on educational attainment for Black males using the Educational Longitudinal Study (2002/2006), a large, nationally representative, database. A path analysis procedure for determining underlying causal relationships between variables is presented. Although the implications of the results of this study are relevant for all who work with this population, school counselors are specifically highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-521
Number of pages15
JournalEducation and Urban Society
Volume46
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 12 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Urban Studies

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