Student versus athlete: Professional socialisation influx

Against the backdrop of commercial sport and increased professional opportunities for high performance athletes, student-athletes experience an bi-polarity of identify formation - as professionals and/or professional athletes. A case study was undertaken at the University of Johannesburg to identify the various factors and phases of this duality in socialisation practices across a spectrum of six different sports (i.e. rugby, cricket, soccer, netball, hockey and athletics.

: 31 October 2016
: Burnett, C - University of Johannesburg
: 2010
: African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
Media Type
: Article
: Complete the form below to request more information

Document Request Form

Full Name (required)

Email Address (required)

Contact Number (required)

Postal Address (required)


For security reasons, please enter the letters above in the box
below; please note that the text is case sensitive.