The Relationship Between Hockey Coaches And Performance Of National Athletes Of Pakistan
AbstractThe existing paper deals with a primary objective; to examine the relationship between hockey coaches and performance of field hockey players in socio-interaction approach. The secondary objective was to measure the field performance of hockey players on practical measures. The research methodology is based on both descriptive and inferential statistical approaches. The descriptive data was collected in the form of field performance tests (technical skills and fitness capabilities) while the inferential data perceived by players was collected using survey questionnaire. Adopted field performance test measures and survey questionnaire were employed. 296 national field hockey players of Pakistan were selected from national departments of field hockey as samples. The field performance tests and the relationship were analyzed using descriptive statistics and Pearson’s correlation analysis respectively. The results of the field performance tests were found below than average (weaker) in technical skills and fitness capabilities. However, the findings of the inferential analysis revealed that all constructs of hockey coaches have significant positive relationship with all variables of performance of field hockey players. The significance level was found at the 0.01 (2-tailed).
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Javed, S., Shariff, A. R. B. M., & Naseer, A. (2016). The Relationship Between Hockey Coaches And Performance Of National Athletes Of Pakistan. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 12(14), 277. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n14p277