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Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics Special Issue | “High Impact Practices in Intercollegiate Athletics”
JIIA encourages and supports interdisciplinary and interuniversity collaborative college-sport research, serves as a research consortium for college-sport researchers from across the United States, and disseminates college-sport research results. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ENGAGING COLLEGE ATHLETES IN AND THROUGH GRADUATE STUDY: ACADEMIC TRAJECTORIES AND IMPLICATIONS by Siduri Heserlig.
Call for Papers | “College Athlete Academic Engagement” | Special Issue of Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics. Call ends February 17, 2020
This special issue of the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics is designed to move our understandings of the experience college athletes have in their educational pursuits through a grounding in educational theory associated with academic engagement and success. It is unique from the extant research because it is intended to encourage scholarship that focuses on ways to increase participation in these activities.
“The Role of Social Work Practice, Advocacy, and Research in College Athletics” | Special issue of Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics
Many of the articles included in this special issue present strong evidence for athlete vulnerability. Included articles discuss mental health risks, patterns of disordered eating, substance and alcohol use, sexual assault and interpersonal violence, learning disabilities, criminal activity, stigmatization of behavioral health concerns, and sociocultural risks.