International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences Vol. 9(4), pp. 791 - 796
DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090425
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Assessment on the Implementation of Special Program in Sports and Student-Athletes Performance in Sports Competition


Rayvin D. Pestano 1,*, Florante P. Ibarra 2
1 Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation, College of Education, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, 3119, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
2 Department of Advance Studies in Education, College of Education, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, 3119, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

ABSTRACT

Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the implementation of a Special Program in Sports (SPS) in eight secondary school implementers in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Likewise, student-athlete performance in sports competitions in the division level, regional level, and national level athletic meet was also assessed. Methodology: Using a descriptive correlational research design, 59 teacher/coach/trainer handling specialization subjects in SPS program participated in the study. Quantitative data were gathered using a self-made questionnaire as the main instrument. Findings: Respondents perceived evaluation on the implementation of a special program in sports were highly sufficient in the areas of the planned curriculum for sports, admission and retention policies, student support, manpower resources, and instructional resources and moderately sufficient in the areas of school sports facilities. Furthermore, student-athletes performance at the division level was found to be very satisfactory, while unsatisfactory at the regional and national level sports competition. Human resources and school sports facilities were found to have significant relationship with student-athletes performance in sports competition. Contribution and Recommendation: Therefore, it is highly recommended that schools that implement special program in sports should provide adequate sports facilities, equipment, and competent coaches as these more likely to have great impact on athletes' performance.

KEYWORDS
Implementation of Special Program in Sports, Student-Athletes Performance, Sports Competition

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Rayvin D. Pestano , Florante P. Ibarra , "Assessment on the Implementation of Special Program in Sports and Student-Athletes Performance in Sports Competition," International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 791 - 796, 2021. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090425.

(b). APA Format:
Rayvin D. Pestano , Florante P. Ibarra (2021). Assessment on the Implementation of Special Program in Sports and Student-Athletes Performance in Sports Competition. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 9(4), 791 - 796. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2021.090425.