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.

Date
: 31 October 2016
Author
: Burnett, C - University of Johannesburg
Year
: 2010
Publication
: African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
Media Type
: Article
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