Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 21, Pages: 1-9
Yong-Kuk Lee1 and Ill-Gwang Kim2*
The purpose of this study was to analyze the worries and solution strategy types of college athletes. To this aim, 326 college athletes were selected for collecting data for the study. The collected data were analyzed for the frequencies and percentages, separated by worries and solution strategy types of college athletes, and were χ2 verified for the difference by the background variables. The conclusions obtained in this study are as follows. College athletes have worries of performance factors, career factors and lifestyle factors; types to solve these troubles include independent type, dependent type and abandonment type. Secondly, worries vary in accordance with athletic career and career path after graduation, and do not vary in accordance with sex, kinds of sports and significant others deciding the careers. Thirdly, there are differences in the solution strategy types depending on the college athletes' genders, athletic careers and significant career decision others, and no difference in accordance with the kinds of sports and the after-graduation courses.
Keywords: College Athletes, Dilemmas, Solution Strategy, Worries
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