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the Practice and Challenges of Coaching Athletics: With Specific Reference to Federal Prisons Commission Sport Club

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dc.contributor.advisor Taddese, Aschenaki (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Goyteom, Medhin
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-08T08:07:31Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-08T08:07:31Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06-03
dc.description.abstract Coaching effectiveness is a result of a coach getting the best out of the people and resources in their environment. For coaches, learning from experience is vital in a role that is a complex, dynamic and multifaceted process of balancing fun and winning where one cannot be sure if results will go according to plan. At the Olympic level, due to commercialization more money is being spent than ever before on developing more professional and effective training systems to maximize athletic performances. Medals won determine how a coach is evaluated and with more nations’ competition at a higher level, success is becoming even more competitive. The purpose of this study was to identify the practices and challenges of coaching athletics: with specific reference to federal prisons commission sport club, that can which reflect on the performance of athletes. The subjects in this study were 86(70%) trainee athletes; 19(66%) coaches of the respective field and 5(63%) administrative staff; selected from the total population of 123, 29 and 8 respectively. As a methods of data gathering tools; questionnaire, interview and observational checklist were employed. Analysis of the collected data, both qualitative and quantitative methods such as descriptive statements and frequency counts, percentage, means, standard deviation, Chi- square and t-test were on use respectively. The result of the study revealed that trainee athletes’ practice on average 3 days per week having one session per-day that runs 1:45 hrs. Besides, the major constraints associated with trainee athletes training are found to be lack of qualified coaches supported with related education, individualized training for different track and field events, be deficient in facilities, lack of incentive and motivation, and lack of adequate and balanced diet. At the same time, among various factors that impede trainee athletes training in the club well-equipped gymnasium not affordable, transportation in relation to the urban development, usual training areas are now part of the city recreational center and medical service were found to be the scarcest ones. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Challenge en_US
dc.subject Coaching en_US
dc.subject Club en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.title the Practice and Challenges of Coaching Athletics: With Specific Reference to Federal Prisons Commission Sport Club en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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