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Allison Manwell, James Johnson, and Khirey Walker

, and an F in his 12-credit-hour course load. His academic eligibility cannot be evaluated until official transcripts are released at the end of the term, so his grades will not affect him immediately. However, John’s grades posed a risk of him failing multiple courses and failing to earn six credit

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Larry Weber, Thomas M. Sherman, and Carmen Tegano

Does early admission for scholarship athletes increase their chances of academic success? The findings from this 2-year study suggest that student athletes with low admission qualifications who participated in a summer transition program achieved higher grade point averages, more secure athletic and academic eligibility, and greater potential to graduate than similar student athletes not participating in the transition program.

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B. David Ridpath

cited as positive outcomes may not be what they seem to public or what is repeatedly stated in sound bites that the current model of interscholastic sports is a positive to intellectual and social development. A salient example is academic eligibility. To be able to play a sport within the education

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Braden Norris

NCAA to measure academia of student-athletes. The APR and GSR are both academic-eligibility measures athletic departments are required to use included in NCAA Bylaw 14.8. To quickly explain these programs, APR tracks academic eligibility and retention of student-athletes. Schools can be penalized if

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Khirey B. Walker, Chad S. Seifried, and Brian P. Soebbing

in 1984 with an immediate focus on assessing the current state of academic eligibility standards ( Mondello & Abernathy, 2000 ). The Commission ultimately created a product as part of the technical subsystem called Proposition 48, requiring a high school student-athlete to pass a set of core courses

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Hayley Perelman, Joanna Buscemi, Elizabeth Dougherty, and Alissa Haedt-Matt

smaller athletic programs and offer limited athletic scholarships ( Varnes et al., 2013 ). Division III universities do not provide any athletic scholarships ( Varnes et al., 2013 ). Both Division I and Division II programs have unique academic eligibility rules because of the scholarships offered

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Sara R. Sherman, Clifton J. Holmes, Bjoern Hornikel, Hayley V. MacDonald, Michael V. Fedewa, and Michael R. Esco

coachability, technical compatibility, and team balance/harmony; and (4) assessment of competitive readiness and other factors relevant to achieving team objectives (ie, academic eligibility, injury, etc). 23 Data and Statistical Analyses The existing literature 24 , 25 suggests that training adaptation is

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Leticia Oseguera, Dan Merson, C. Keith Harrison, and Sue Rankin

According to some researchers, the lack of uniform standards and academic eligibility, in addition to the desire to field a winning team, created a trend of poorly educated students receiving collegiate admission, thus decreasing overall academic standards ( Benson, 2000 ; Edwards, 2000

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Bridie Kean, David Fleischman, and Peter English

page. Of the 18 universities providing information on scholarships, only nine provided specific monetary values. Furthermore, only 2 of 38 universities provided details like academic eligibility and the level of enrollment (i.e., full time) required for scholarship support. Previous literature (e

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Rachel Allison

the effects of college on the development of five life skills among college sportswomen. Literature Gender, Race, and Athletes’ Life Skill Development A substantial body of research has focused on the academic experiences and achievements of college athletes given academic eligibility standards for