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.
|Advisor:||Shields, Edgar W., Jr.|
|Commitee:||Hedgpeth, Elizabeth, Stroman, Deborah|
|School:||The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Department:||Exercise and Sport Science|
|School Location:||United States -- North Carolina|
|Source:||MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Black studies, Educational sociology, Higher education|
|Keywords:||Athletics, Black, Division I, Football, Sports, Student-athlete|
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