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  • College Athletes On Full Ride Scholarships
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    Should Scholarship Athletes Work? Should college athletes on full ride scholarships be able to hold a job during the school year? Well up until Monday, January 12, 1997, full scholarship athletes were forbidden to hold jobs during the school year. Forthe last five years this has been a very controversial issue in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, known as the NCAA. Imagine being from a poor family and going to college on a full-ride scholarship for basketball. Under the old legislati...
  • Issue Of Paying College Athletes The Issue
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    The Issue of Paying College Athletes The issue of paying college athletes has been debated extensively over the past several years due to various factors. The time involved in participation in athletic practice and competition does not allow athletes ample time to hold side jobs. Also, some proponents of payment for college athletes believe that they should be rewarded for their efforts, which, in many cases, generate income for the school. There are several arguments for and against the idea of...
  • Athletic Scholarship
    376 words
    The impact that athletics has had on my Life The impact that athletics has had on my life is everything. It made me a better person. For example it made me to be more responsible, focus, and more determined to accomplish my goals. Ever since I became being an athlete I've learned that there's responsibility. And one of them is being responsible for me and me only. I have to watch what I do and who I hang around with because hanging with the wrong people can mess up my opportunities an athlete. B...
  • Issues As Athletic Scholarships
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    In the area of collegiate sports, there have been numerous heated debates about the integrity of many things concerning the NCAA and how it handles legal and ethical issues. Two well renowned scholars tackle this issue in their co-authored book entitled "College Athletes for Hire, The Evolution and Legacy of the NCAA's Amateur Myth" written by Allen L. Sack and Ellen J. Staurowsky. In their book, the authors enlighten the reader on such issues as athletic scholarships, professionalism in college...
  • Athletes On The College Level
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    At some colleges, college athletics are a key source of income, and they attract students to their institutions. Universities depend on their athletes to produce and maintain the popularity of their school's name. College athletes are suppose to be the best of the best on that level, so why do college athletes not get paid? The National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA, says that it is trying to protect the athletes from "exploitation by professional and commercial enterprises" (Brawn). Man...
  • Coach's Behavior And An Athlete's Scholarship Status
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    The topic that I wanted to do research on was the effect of a coach's leadership style on an athlete's intrinsic motivation. I also wanted to find out how an athlete's scholarship status has an effect on their intrinsic motivation. I think this topic is important for the field of sport and physical activity to investigate because everyone in this field should be familiar with how a coach's leadership style and an athlete's scholarship status effects the outcome of an athlete's intrinsic motivati...

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