National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football players' perceptions of women in the athletic training room using a role congruity framework.

@article{OConnor2010NationalCA,
  title={National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I football players' perceptions of women in the athletic training room using a role congruity framework.},
  author={Caitlin O'Connor and Heidi Grappendorf and Laura Burton and Sandra M Harmon and A Cortney Henderson and J Brent Peel},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={386-91}
}
CONTEXT Previous researchers have demonstrated that male and female athletes feel more comfortable with treatment by a same-sex athletic trainer for sex-specific injuries and conditions. OBJECTIVE To address football players' comfort with care provided by same-sex and opposite-sex athletic trainers for sex-specific and non-sex-specific injuries and conditions through the lens of role congruity theory. DESIGN Cross-sectional study for the quantitative data and qualitative study for the… CONTINUE READING

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