2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
An evaluation of leadership behavior preferred by individual sports athletes at inter-college level
Author(s): Kuldeep Singh and Sunil Kumar
The purpose of the study was to assess the leadership preference of inter College level female athletes involved in individual sports; and to discover the difference in preferred leadership among inter-College level athletes involved in individual sports. Four hundred and nine female athletes from individual sports (Track and Field=146, Gymnastics=142, and Cross Country=121), who represented their respective Colleges in individual sports and games, i.e. Gymnastics, Cross Country, and Track and Field at various inter-college competitions, and who volunteered to participate in the study, were selected as the subjects. Their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. The Leadership Scale for Sports developed and prepared in 1994 by P. Chelladurai was used to measure five dimensions of leader behaviour preferred by female athletes involved in individual sports. Means, standard deviations, and the F-ratio were computed to establish the significance of the differences among the athletes regarding the five dimensions of leader behaviour of preferred leadership. The level of significance was set at p<0.05. The data analysis revealed that the female players from the individual sports group had similar preferences in all the leader behaviour dimensions.
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How to cite this article:
Kuldeep Singh, Sunil Kumar. An evaluation of leadership behavior preferred by individual sports athletes at inter-college level. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1860-1862.