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// Tag: Athletic Identity

Goals out of sport: facilitating the retirement process

Posted 10 months ago Zoe Taylor 2 minute read comments

“I am feeling lost and with no direction, no purpose, no career, no identity and who the hell do I go to?” and “How […]

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Athletic identity and career termination

Posted 3 years ago Danielle Burns 2 minute read comments

Despite the various benefits associated with competing in elite level sport, playing the game that they love will always remain the primary concern for […]

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Mental implications for “Making Weight” in sports

Posted 4 years ago Amy Robinson 3 minute read comment

In many elite sports, it is considered common-place to manipulate one’s body weight and composition prior to a competition or tournament.  This is typically […]

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Potential costs of an exclusive athletic identity

Posted 4 years ago Erica Beachy 2 minute read comment

Athletic identity is defined as the degree to which an individual identifies with the athlete role (Brewer, Van Raalte, & Linder, 1993). Athletes are […]

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Maintaining motivation throughout injury

Posted 5 years ago Amy Rew 2 minute read comments

Unfortunately in competitive sporting environments, injuries are likely to occur. As a basketball player, despite strength and conditioning training, knee and ankle injuries are […]

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Athletic Identity

Posted 5 years ago Suzanne Pottratz 2 minute read comments

Athletic identity is the degree to which an individual identifies with the athlete role and looks to others for acknowledgement of that role (Brewer, […]

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