Motivations for Atlantic Coast Conference's International College Athletes to Compete Public Deposited

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  • March 22, 2019
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  • Hua, Rong
    • Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
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  • This study explores international ACC athletes' motivations to compete, and provide additional insights into how motivations vary according to demographic variables. All the international college athletes at ACC institutions will be asked to do a survey to answer some demographic questions and rate the importance of some items that may or may not be contributed to motivations for ACC international athletes participated in collegiate sports in the US. The data collected by the survey is analyzed to assess if there are significant differences in motivational factors means based on demographic variables. The findings of this study will not only help coaches and administrators better understand international college athletes' academic and athletic experiences in the United States, but will also contribute to our understanding of which factors may result in increased levels of international college athletes' satisfaction. Keywords: ACC, international college athlete, motivation
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  • Southall, Richard M.
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  • Master of Arts
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  • 2013
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