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The transition experience of first-year university track and field student athletes


Author(s): Tracey, J., & Corlett, J.

Citation: Tracey, J., & Corlett, J. (1995). The transition experience of first-year university track and field student athletes. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience, 7(2), 81-102.

 

Abstract

The authors conducted a six-month study of the transition from high school to university of track and field student-athletes. Results showed that the students felt overwhelmed physically and mentally, but they reported that sports acted as a positive anchor to give them perspective and belonging.

 

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