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Antecedents and Consequences of Student-Athletes' Identity Profiles in Upper Secondary School.

Published on Mar 6, 2020in Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology2.434
· DOI :10.1123/JSEP.2019-0084
Ali Moazami-Goodarzi4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Eastern Finland),
Matilda Sorkkila6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Jyväskylä)
+ 1 AuthorsTatiana V. Ryba19
Estimated H-index: 19
(University of Jyväskylä)
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Abstract
This study examined the identity profiles that upper secondary school Finnish student-athletes show and the extent to which these profiles were associated with their athletic and academic achievements and withdrawal from sports and school. A total of 391 adolescent athletes (51% female) completed assessments of student and athletic identity four times during their time in upper secondary school. Using growth mixture modeling, three groups were identified: dual identity (77%), changing identity (5%), and athletic identity (18%). The higher the academic achievement was at Time 1, the more likely the athletes were to show a dual identity than an athletic identity profile. Similarly, athletes with dual identity showed higher subsequent academic achievement at Time 4 than those with an athletic identity profile. Finally, athletes with dual identity were more likely and athletes with athletic identity less likely to withdraw from sport activities during upper secondary school than would be expected by chance.
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