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Factors Affecting Middle and Long Distance Running the Case of Sidama Coffee Athletics Club

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dc.contributor.advisor Wolde, Bezabeh(PhD
dc.contributor.author Gimbo, Gizaw
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-19T10:59:52Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-19T10:59:52Z
dc.date.issued 2012-06
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/1632
dc.description.abstract This research study was conducted with the objectives of identifying factors affecting middle and long distance running; the case of Sidama Coffee Athletics Club. The study employed descriptive survey research method. The subjects of this study were 5 coaches, 25 athletes, 1 Club Manager, 4 Southern Nation Nationalities and Peoples Athletics Federation officers, 3 Sidama Zone youth and Sport Bureau heads & 4 Sidama Zone youth and Sport Bureau experts. The non probability purposive sampling method was employed to select the subjects. The data have been gathered through questionnaire, interviews, observation and documents. The data have been analyzed using both quantitative and qualitative methods by describing statements and Mean, standard deviations, and single one-sample t-test Calculated through the help of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS version 16.0) were used to analyze the quantitative data obtained from research questions. For the interview and open ended questions it was described form of qualitative explanation methods & percentage was used to analyze the characteristics of respondents Such as age, sex, educational qualification and experience some yes or no questions. The findings indicated that, lack of enough facilities and equipment, training program is not an individual based, coach use mostly monthly training plan, there is no performance evaluation test when athletes selected for the club, lack of adequate balanced diet, shortage of incentive for Athletes and Coaches from their administrative body and other related problems. Were considered as the factors, finally the researcher on the basis of findings of the study recommendations were drawn, Coaches should develop and prepare all training plan and develop, scientific, systematic and appropriate ways of selecting and measuring athletes performance. Regional Athletics federation should find away to upgrade the knowledge of coaches, arranging trainings on how to prepare training plan, all the athletics sport leaders should work smoothly for the same goal, SNNPR Athletics Federation and Sidama Zone Youth and Sport bureau should be work with different stake holders or organizations to fulfill the constraints of sources. Key words: - Athletics, Club, Factors, Facilities, Federation, Running, Sidama Zone, snnper en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Abeba university en_US
dc.subject Athletics; Club; Factor;, Facilities; Federation;Running; Sidama Zone; SNNPR en_US
dc.title Factors Affecting Middle and Long Distance Running the Case of Sidama Coffee Athletics Club en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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