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Title: Women’s Field Events Present Status and Future Prospects; in three Selected first Division Athletics Clubs
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Dr. Bezabih Wolde
Tsadik, Ashenafi
Keywords: Athletics;Muscle Power;Takeoff
Issue Date: Sep-2012
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the present status and predict future perspective of women’s field events in three selected first division athletics clubs in A.A. the participants of Sthis study are 34 field events athletes and 12 field events coaches of Defense Athletics club, Ethiopian commercial bank Athletics club and Prison police Athletics club. These clubs are considered because of their accessibility for the research. The researcher used questionnaires and observation as data collection instruments. The questionnaire contains both close ended and open ended questions. Close ended questions are analyzed using percentage and open ended questions are analyzed using descriptive statements and also there is check list for observation. The analysis was classified by three 1) background information 2) questions related to training 3) factors affecting field events. Accordingly the result of the study revealed that most of field events athletes in clubs are young but also it shows that some of them have to be replaced. All clubs do not allow their athletes in planning the training program. It was admitted by both athletes and coaches that most athletes don’t take feedback from their coaches at the end of every training because one coach trains many athletes with different disciplines. Most athletes and coaches rank; lack of sufficient and balanced diet, lack of incentive, venture of the training, lack of qualified coaches, lack of well designed program and lack of adequate facilities as the most affecting factors. Based on the findings and conclusions made the researcher suggest : clubs have to fulfill the basic facilities and equipment of and have to provide sufficient and balanced diet which helps for the development of Athletes’ performance, clubs have to educate athletes that during menstruation period athletes can exercise except flexibility exercise, and also clubs have to have projects which feed the main athletes clubs by training starting form kids athletics stage to performance level.
Description: A thesis submitted to the school of graduate studies of Addis Ababa University in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Masters in sport science.
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