Date of Award
Communication - Communication Studies Track
Master of Art
Dr. Ramesh Rao
Dr. Kisun Kim
Dr. Benjamin Baker
This thesis explores the influence of social media on the mental health of college student-athletes. With the adoption of social media platforms and the challenges faced by college student-athletes, understanding the implications of social media usage becomes a priority. This study examines the potential positive and negative effects of social media on the mental health of collegiate student-athletes and considers the role of social media in shaping their self-perception and identity. By comparing with existing research and conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis, this thesis aims to find answers on the relationship between social media and the mental health of college student-athletes.
Maurici, Maria Blasco, "Impact of Social Media on the Mental Health of College Student Athletes" (2023). Theses and Dissertations. 492.