Athletics are linked to increasing one’s development of discipline, confidence, motivation, ability to work in groups, competitive spirit, ability to accept constructive criticism, and social networking. Past research has shown that participation in athletics during adolescence has proven to be beneficial to students in multiple areas of human capital development. This study aims to determine the impact of participation in high school athletics on the future income and educational attainment of student athletes.
Recommended CitationHeidbreder '07, Brandin (2007) "Does it Pay to be a High School Athlete?," The Park Place Economist: Vol. 15
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