HERE ARE SOME OF THE THINGS YOU TOLD US IN THE FALL 2002 STUDENT-ATHLETE WEB SURVEY (373 RESPONDENTS)
You are involved in many HWS activities. Among sophomores, juniors and seniors:
9% have participated in student government.
11% have participated in a political club.
12% have been involved in performing arts.
7% have worked on the student newspaper or a campus literary magazine.
10% have been involved with other campus media such as radio or video productions.
11% have participated in a social action group.
45% have been involved in a volunteer service organization.
11% have participated in an honor society.
Academic pursuits among senior athletes:
15% have participated in faculty research projects.
35% have conducted independent study or research projects.
26% have participated in a study abroad program.
Two-thirds (67%) are planning to pursue a graduate or professional degree.
Health and well-being among all student-athletes:
Most (74%) get at least seven hours of sleep per night.
7 out of 10 believe tobacco use is never a good thing to do.
86% believe one should never drink to an intoxicating level that interferes with academics or other responsibilities.
The majority (66%) drink alcohol once per week or less often or do not drink at all.
81% never physically injure themselves or others as a result of consuming alcohol.
4 out 5 never drive in an alcohol impaired state or ride with an impaired driver.
88% never engage in unprotected sexual intercourse due to drinking.
How you spend your time each week (average hours) when your sport is in season:
31 hours for academic work
19 hours for athletics and exercise
13 hours for leisure activities (parties, video, games and TV)
4 hours for extracurricular clubs, volunteer service, and employment