A revision of the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program content

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dc.contributor.advisor Vidoni, Carla en_US
dc.contributor.author Morrissey, Joanna L. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us--- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:41:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:41:36Z
dc.date.created 2007 en_US
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 2007 .M67 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/188401
dc.description.abstract In 1991, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) created the Challenging Athletes' Minds for Personal Success (CHAMPS)/Life Skills Program to support the student development initiatives of participating universities and colleges and to enhance the quality of the collegiate student-athlete experience within the university setting (NCAA, 2005). The CHAMPS/Life Skills Program focuses on five areas: Academic Excellence, Athletic Excellence, Personal Development, Career Development, and Service. Very few modifications have been made to the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Educational material. The material is out of date and does not meet the needs of instructors or collegiate student-athletes. Many university faculty members use various forms of technology to supplement their teaching methods. The current presentation of the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program content exists only in paper- and pencil- format.The purpose of this creative project was to update the existing CHAMPS/Life Skills Program material and transform the material into an electronic format. This project focused on updating the Personal Development chapter, including updates to topics such as: stress management and self-esteem. A Sport Psychology chapter was created to equip CHAMPS/Life Skills Program instructors with sport psychology knowledge applicable to a collegiate student-athlete population. Electronic and additional hard copy resources were created in this project. The updated chapters and an evaluation form were distributed to three academicians familiar with the Creative Project. The academicians were asked to provide feedback and evaluate the updated chapters. The provided feedback can be used during the final preparation of the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Manual.
dc.description.sponsorship School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science
dc.format.extent vii, 133 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh College athletes -- United States -- Life skills guides. en_US
dc.subject.other CHAMPS/Life Skills Program -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. en_US
dc.title A revision of the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program content en_US
dc.title.alternative Revision of the Challenging Athletes' Minds for Personal Success/Life Skills Program content en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1366496 en_US


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