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Student-athletes’ perceptions of coaches’ coaching competency at the Malaysian public institution of higher learning


Lim, Khong Chiu and Mahat, Nor Idayu and Khor, Poy Hua and Radzuwan, Radzliyana (2013) Student-athletes’ perceptions of coaches’ coaching competency at the Malaysian public institution of higher learning. World Journal of Education, 3 (1). pp. 13-22. ISSN 1925-0746

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Abstract

This study was designed to evaluate the competency level of coaches at the higher institutions’ sports competitions organized by the Universities Sports Council of Malaysia. Multi-dimensional model of leadership behaviors and models of coaching effectiveness were used as the basis for the theoretical framework.A total of 322 student-athletes comprising 183 (57.2%) men and 137 (44.8%) women were participated in the questionnaire survey.Researchers have adapted the Coaching Competency Scale for data collection. The results of this study indicate that the coaches’ competency level were not differ significantly by gender and performance of student-athletes, but it was differed significantly by type of sport, between team and individual sports.The information from this study may help coaches to some extent in planning strategies for coaching athletes to ensure the effectiveness of its role as a coach.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: coaching competency; coaching competency scale; sport coach; student-athlete; public university
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Nor Idayu Mahat
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2016 06:06
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2016 06:06
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17074

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