Identity Foreclosure , Athletic Identity , and Career Maturity in Intercollegiate Athletes

@inproceedings{Murphy2007IdentityF,
  title={Identity Foreclosure , Athletic Identity , and Career Maturity in Intercollegiate Athletes},
  author={Geraldine M. Murphy and Albert J. Petitpas and Britton W. Brewer},
  year={2007}
}
A study was conducted with 124 intercollegiate student-athletes at an NCAA Division I institution to examine the relationship between self-identity variables (i.e., identity foreclosure and athletic identity) and career maturity. Results indicated that both identity foreclosure and athletic identity were inversely related to career maturity. Significant effects of gender, playing status (varsity vs. nonvarsity), and sport (revenue producing vs. nonrevenue producing) on career maturity were… CONTINUE READING
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