Career development programs for athletes

David Lavallee, Trish Gorely, Ruth Lavallee, Paul Wylleman

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This chapter focuses on career development programs for athletes. Following an introductory section, an overview of the existing career transition programs is provided including the Olympic Job Opportunities Program, Olympic Athlete Career Centre, and Athlete Career and Education Program. The authors then focus on research conducted on the perception of potential users of such programs. The chapter concludes with practical considerations in the provision of career development programs for athletes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCareer development programs
Subtitle of host publicationpreparation for life long career decision-making
EditorsWendy Patton, Mary McMahon
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherAustralian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780864313928
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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