When do you keep an athlete on the bench and when do you put him or her back in the game? It can be a tough decision, one that has lifechanging implications for the athlete if he or she returns too soon.
The Athletic Edge Blog
It happens every spring as the entire nation tunes into the NCAA Final Four. In the excitement, it's easy to forget that these top athletes are also students. In this editorial published by the Huffington Post, Clark Power, a professor of psychology at Notre Dame, explains why the entire athletic experience--including academics--is so important in developing a well-rounded student athlete who flourishes in the classroom, on the field and later in his or her chosen profession.