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Title: Challenges and Prospects of Under-17 Female Athletics Project Trainees
Other Titles: A Case Study on Some Selected Sub-Cities of Addis Ababa
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Asst. Prof. Mebratu Belay
Tarekegn, Hailemariam
Keywords: Athletics;Facilities;Project Trainees;Balanced Diet or Food;Equipments
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The main concern of this research is to investigate the challenges and prospects of U-17 female athletics project trainees in some selected sub-cities of Addis Ababa. The researcher used/applied/ decretive method was employed because ―descriptive research gathers quantifiable information that can be used for statistical inference through data analysis.‖(Rick Penwarden July 18, 2014 Categories :) it enables to gather more data related to the problem under the study from a large population at a particular time. It describes what actually exist, such as the challenges and prospects of U-17 female athletics project trainees. Then, the researcher distributed to randomly selected 39-trainees, 6-coaches 6- sub-city sport experts and 9- trainees‘ parents total 60 subjects who had willing to give answer or response to the questionnaire. And the questionnaires were 20 questions for trainees, 20 questions for coaches, 12 questions for sub-city sport experts and 10 questions for trainees‘ parents were prepared. The questions were close ended and open ended questions. There were also 9-structured interview questions and check list for observation. Out of these, 35 U-17 female athletics project trainees, 6-coaches 6- sub-city sport experts and 7- trainees‘ parents total 54 subjects were returned their response. The study was used primary sources of data obtained directly from trainees, coaches, sub-city sport experts and trainees‘ parents of the representative sample of the population under study. Secondary sources of data from document review to support his arguments. The researcher was tried to analyze the data based on the nature of the basic questions and the data collected through different instruments. After an intensive analysis and interpretation on the response, the need of sufficient and balanced diet or food, the importance of enough and appropriate time, the scarcity of facilities and equipments to the projects and the necessity of stake holders concern to the projects. And finally based on the research findings, conclusions made and the researcher suggests to the different stake holders to fulfill sufficient and balanced diet or food, enough and appropriate time, facilities and equipments to the projects. In general athletics projects should get attention and respecting by the different stake holders because, they are the main sources / feeders/ of tracks and field athletes for the different athletics clubs of the country by training starting projects from kids athletics stage specially at schools. In the absence of the above mentioned points result cannot be expected.
Description: A Thesis Submitted to the School in Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Sport Science
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