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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part B

Leadership behavior as preferred by male athletes of different games and sports


Author(s): Yuwraj Shrivastava, Rajkumar Sharma

Abstract: Coach's leadership behavior is a complex and diversified behavior; it guides player to reach the goal through direct or indirect ways. An outstanding coach should possess training basics and abilities to enhance player's body and mind, and also make much of using skills, strategy, and process to encourage player to work voluntarily toward his goal. The purpose of the research study was to investigate the leadership behavior as preferred by male players of archery, baseball, handball, kabaddi and jump rope games and sports. Eighty five males players representing their respective districts in state school competitions held in Higher Secondary School, Bilaspur (Chattisgarh) were selected randomly to serve as subjects for this study. Leadership Scale for Sports developed by P. Chelladurai (1980) [7] was selected as a criterion tool to measure preferred behaviour preferences of male players. To find out the significant of differences among means of male players on various determined factors of preferred leadership behaviour, the means, standard deviations, Analysis of variance and Scheffe's Test of post-hoc analysis were computed The results of the study revealed the significant difference among state level male players in their actual leader behaviour. Male player preferred greater amount of positive feedback and lesser of autocritic behaviour from their coaches.

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How to cite this article:
Yuwraj Shrivastava, Rajkumar Sharma. Leadership behavior as preferred by male athletes of different games and sports. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(6):96-99.
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