Academic Achievement and Athletic Performance of Freshmen Athletes in the Special Program for Sports of the Philippine Normal University Academic Year 2013–2014

Rosanna A. Diana

Abstract

The Philippine Normal University (PNU), as the National Center for Teacher Education, considers the evaluation of the impact of Teacher Education on students as one of its research priorities. Given the mentioned research priority of the University, this study was intended to help in the assessment of the “Admit to Play End to Teach Program,” of PNU, by evaluating the athletic performance and academic achievement of the freshmen athletes, AY 2013–2014. It used the descriptive design and obtained both quantitative and qualitative data. It utilized the following data gathering tools/procedure: 1.) Questionnaire 2.) Grades in the General Education subjects 3.) Focus Group Discussions. Data were processed using frequencies and percentages. Qualitative data were coded and clustered thematically. The study presented a picture of freshmen athletes in the Special Program for Sports of PNU, AY 2013–2014; the factors that affect the athletic performance of the freshmen athletes; the factors that affect the academic performance of the freshmen athletes; and the problems and difficulties were the comprehensive bases for the development of “Intervention Program” to help enhance the academic achievement and athletic performance of athletes. Results of the study were recommended for consideration of admitting students with sports skills.

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in Harvard Style

Diana R. (2017). Academic Achievement and Athletic Performance of Freshmen Athletes in the Special Program for Sports of the Philippine Normal University Academic Year 2013–2014.In 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE, ISBN 978-989-758-317-9, pages 341-348. DOI: 10.5220/0007060803410348


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsshpe17,
author={Rosanna A. Diana},
title={Academic Achievement and Athletic Performance of Freshmen Athletes in the Special Program for Sports of the Philippine Normal University Academic Year 2013–2014},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE,},
year={2017},
pages={341-348},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007060803410348},
isbn={978-989-758-317-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Physical Education - Volume 1: ICSSHPE,
TI - Academic Achievement and Athletic Performance of Freshmen Athletes in the Special Program for Sports of the Philippine Normal University Academic Year 2013–2014
SN - 978-989-758-317-9
AU - Diana R.
PY - 2017
SP - 341
EP - 348
DO - 10.5220/0007060803410348