Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(7), pp. 1431 - 1436
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060703
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Investigation of Relationship between Coach and Athlete in terms of Different Variables

Fikret Ramazanoğlu *
Faculty of Sports Sciences, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey


This research was conducted for the purpose of establishing the relationship of individuals doing sports in various branches in the Province Ağrı with their coaches in terms of the branch they are engaged in and some demographical variables. In the research, a method oriented to the descriptive survey which aims to present the present situation was used. The research group is consisted of totally 95 athletes; 28 of whom are females and 67 are males who do sports in various branches in Ağrı. The Scale of Coach-Athlete Relationship (S-CAR) which was developed by Jowett and Ntoumanis (2004), measures the quality of coach-athlete relationship and was adapted into Turkish by Ekenci et al., (2017) was used as data collection tool. Mann-Whitney U Test was used for the paired comparison and Kruskal-Wallis Variance Analysis was used for multiple comparisons in the analysis of data. In cases where there is significant difference at the end of Kruskal Wallis Variance Analysis in the multiple comparisons, Mann Whitney U Test was applied for determining that which groups caused to this difference. p=0.05 was selected for the significance level in the research. At the end of the research, it was found out that the age variable does not vary significantly in the coach-athlete relationship. Again there are no significant differences by the license years and branch variable. However, it was found that there are significant variables when gender and educational background of the participants were examined.

Coach, Athlete, Physical Education and Sports, Coach Athlete Relationship

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Fikret Ramazanoğlu . "Investigation of Relationship between Coach and Athlete in terms of Different Variables." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.7 (2018) 1431 - 1436. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060703.