During this weekâ€™s readings, you have reflected upon the demographic statistics of student-athletes in various athletic departments around the nation. After each chapter in your book, there is an outstanding bibliography of research articles concerning the student-athlete. For this assignment, you are going to develop a research paper examining the demographic profile of todayâ€™s collegiate student-athletes.
Your paper should address the following:
- Assess population diversity and the challenges involved in student-athlete retention.
- Citing specific examples, analyze and compare the various statistics regarding diversity and student-athlete demographics found in your readings and research about todayâ€™s collegiate student-athletes.
- Explain what you believe are the challenges for athletic counselors based on your view of this data.
- Upon completion of the demographic analysis, utilize the information to plan strategies for counseling and advising the student-athlete. Describe the strategies in your research paper.
Length: 5â€“7 pages
References: Minimum 3â€“5 scholarly resources.
Must have a title page, Introduction and conclusion, and all paragraph must have headings in bold.
NCAA Diversity Demographics Database