The relationship among social support, career self-efficacy, career exploration, and career choices of Taiwanese college athletes

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine relationships between social support, career self-efficacy, and career exploration on career choices of college athletes. 703 college athletes were recruited as participants in the study. They were asked to complete a questionnaire, which included Social Support Scale, Career Self-efficacy Scale, Career Exploration Scale, and Career Choice Scale. Measures translated and validated for use with Chinese students and confirmatory factor analysis and internal consistency results indicated valid and internal reliable scales. The result indicated that social support, career self-efficacy, career exploration, career choice were positively correlated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education
Volume22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jun 1

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self-efficacy
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factor analysis
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Career choice
Social support
Career self-efficacy
Career exploration
questionnaire

Keywords

  • Career development
  • Career transition
  • Counseling
  • Social cognitive theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management

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