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dc.contributor.authorGan, Sharleen Hui Ling
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to identify if athletes' perception of their coach's effectiveness had an effect on the following athlete-related outcomes- enjoyment and commitment in sports, as well as perception of their own physical abilities. It also aimed to establish if there is a difference in how individual and team-based sports athletes perceive coaching effectiveness. Participants were 204 competitive athletes (individual = 100, team = 104) who completed a questionnaire measuring their perception of their coach's effectiveness in four subscales, as well as their enjoyment and commitment in sport, and their perceived physical ability. Correlation tests were carried out to determine if there was a relationship between the athletes' perception of coaching effectiveness and the athlete-related outcomes. A Mann-Whitney U test was run to determine if there was a difference in how individual and team sport athletes score their coaches' effectiveness. There was a significant, positive relationship between athletes' perceptions of coaching effectiveness and the measured athlete-related outcomes but no significant differences in the scores of coaching effectiveness between individual and team sport athletes. Perception of coaching effectiveness had the strongest impact on the enjoyment of athletes out of the measured athlete-related outcomes. In conclusion, perception of athletes regarding the effectiveness of their coaches can implicate the enjoyment; commitment, and perceived physical ability of athletes but the type of sport may not influence an athlete's perception of their coach's effectiveness.en_US
dc.format.extent41 p.en_US
dc.titlePerception of coaching efficacy : a comparison between athletes of individual and team-based sportsen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorKoh Koon Tecken_US
dc.contributor.schoolNational Institute of Educationen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Science (Sport Science and Management)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Coral Limen_US
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