The relationship between the critical success factors and academic and athletic success: a quantiative case study of black male football student-athletes at a major division I southeastern institution Public Deposited

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  • March 22, 2019
  • Cooper, Joseph N.
    • Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
  • The purpose of this study was to identify the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of current Black male football student-athletes at a major Division I Southeastern public predominantly White institution who exhibited a high level of success academically and athletically. A group of 42 Black male football student-athletes were targeted in this study. The Critical Success Factor Success Survey (CSFS) was separated into personal development, social harmony, engagement with a strong support system, time management skills, career aspirations and organized religion. A 4-point Likert type scale was used for the responses of the 19 multiple choice questions and, 11 yes/no questions. Each subject was classified by the following categories: year in college, academic success level and athletic success level. Descriptive statistics and Chi-square tests were used in this study. The results revealed no statistically significant findings. However, the responses produced from the survey revealed significant implications for further research.
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