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diversity
May 3, 2021

Lack of Coaching Diversity Impacts College Student Decisions

According to the NCAA Race and Gender Demographics Database, only 20 percent of head coaches at the Division I level are non-white, compared to 44 percent of student-athletes at the same level who are racial minorities. For some individual sports,...


hazing
April 26, 2021

UMaine Study Examines Hazing in NCAA DIII College Athletics

College athletes at NCAA Division III schools experience hazing at higher levels than nonathletes and are more likely than their nonathlete peers to hold attitudes and beliefs that support it, according to new research from the University of Maine. ...


diversity
March 11, 2021

College ADs Reject Hypothetical Compensation Model for Student-Athletes

The results of a recent survey show college athletic directors drastically rejected a hypothetical model that would mirror professional leagues in terms of compensation. The LEAD1 Association, which represents the athletics directors of the 130-me...


survey
February 18, 2021

NCAA Survey: Mental Health, More Impacted by Pandemic

As a follow-up to the NCAA Student-Athlete COVID-19 Well-Being Survey conducted in spring 2020, a similar survey conducted in the fall showed student-athletes continue to face heightened mental health concerns and barriers to sport particip...


study
January 6, 2021

Study: Trans Women’s Athletic Edge Remains A Year After Hormone Therapy

A new study, published last month in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, suggests transgender women maintain an athletic advantage over women opponents even a year after being on hormone therapy. The results, according to a report from NBC New...


study
January 4, 2021

Study: College Football Players Don’t Take Injuries Serious

According to a recent study, the majority of college football players aren't concerned with concussion risks and injury during gameplay. The study, 'Accuracy of U.S. College Football Players' Estimates of Their Risk of Concussion or Injury',  was...


girls
October 1, 2020

Study: Early Sports Participation in Girls Show Improved Attentiveness

A new Canadian study suggests that girls — and not boys — who participate actively in school sports in middle childhood show improved behavior and attentiveness in early adolescence. The study was published in "Preventative Medicine" and led b...


apps
July 1, 2020

UW Study: Depression Increasing Among HS Athletes

A collaborative study between the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has yielded statistics showing a correlation between a student-athlete's mental health and the moratorium on athletic acti...