Identify high value learning objectives that should be addressed to promote academic achievement and health and wellness in student athletes.
Student athletes face a host of academic challenges and physical and mental health risks unique among their non-athlete peers. On the other hand they also possessself-discipline, focus, critical thinking, perseverance, physical talent, and team orientation--all hallmarks for success in life.
Student athletes face a host of risks and opportunities unique among their non-athlete peers. For many, access to higher education and continued athletic accomplishment depend on the drive and focus they bring to the classroom.