The Achievement of Student Development Tasks by Male College Scholarship Athletes and Non-Athletes: A Comparison

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The problem with which this study is concerned is to determine whether or not differences exist in the achievement of student development tasks by college student athletes and non-athletes. The investigation also tested for differences in the achievement of developmental tasks between athletes and non-athletes based on the variables of race (black or white), classification, and interpersonal behavior orientation. The sample was composed of 276 male students (201 non-athletes and 75 athletes) who attend a large private university in Texas. Each participant completed both a student developmental task inventory questionnaire, which measures individual achievement of the tasks of developing autonomy, ... continued below

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Mills, Donald B. (Donald Bjorn) May 1985.

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The problem with which this study is concerned is to determine whether or not differences exist in the achievement of student development tasks by college student athletes and non-athletes. The investigation also tested for differences in the achievement of developmental tasks between athletes and non-athletes based on the variables of race (black or white), classification, and interpersonal behavior orientation. The sample was composed of 276 male students (201 non-athletes and 75 athletes) who attend a large private university in Texas. Each participant completed both a student developmental task inventory questionnaire, which measures individual achievement of the tasks of developing autonomy, purpose, and mature interpersonal relationships, and an interpersonal relationship orientation-behavior instrument, which measures an individual's orientation to others on the scales of inclusion, control, and affection.

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Mills, Donald B. (Donald Bjorn). The Achievement of Student Development Tasks by Male College Scholarship Athletes and Non-Athletes: A Comparison, dissertation, May 1985; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332120/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .