Life After Sport: Athletic Career Transition and Transferable Skills
Bernes, Kerry B.
McKnight, K. M.
Orr, David Thomas
Bardick, Angela D.
Athletes transitioning out of sport are faced with many obstacles. Well-trained counselors have the appropriate skills to assist athletes through athletic career transition. An examination of the literature focused on career retirement and transferable skills lead to the development of intervention recommendations for athletes transitioning out of sport. Treatment recommendations include psycho-educational and cognitive behavioural interventions that focus on the emotions associated with transitioning from sport as well as an emphasis on transferable skills.
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Career development , Sports -- Psychological aspects
McKnight, K. M., Bernes, K. B., Gunn, T., Chorney, D., Orr, D. T., & Bardick, A. D. (2009). Life After Sport: Athletic Career Transition and Transferable Skills. Journal of Excellence, 13, 63-77. http://www.zoneofexcellence.ca/Journal/Issue13/index.html