International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

To Prepare Its Reconversion after a Career of High Level Sportsman The Example of Two Sports in France
Sophie Javerlhiac, Dominique Bodin

The reconversion of the sportsmen high level, nonprofessional or less popularized through the media than the great sports proves to be problematic. If all seems envisaged, on an institutional plan, and for a long time, the preparation of the reconversion reveals contrasted realities. By analyzing the process of reconversion in its stage first, which is the possibility of being formed and of obtaining diplomas lasting their sporting career, the objective is to understand why few sportsmen high level are in formation and in what the question of the policies of reconversion of the sportsmen high level questions the opposition between amateur and professional. The differences are cultural, related to the constraints suitable for the high level but also with the effects anaesthetizing and making euphoric which the group of membership as regards valorization of the only sporting project can play.

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