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Comparison of Leadership Behaviour among Sportsmen and Non-Sportsmen | Original Article

Sharad Chaurasia*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of study was to find out the comparison of Leadership behaviour among sportsmen and non-sportsmen. The data were collected from 100 male Inter-university sportsmen and 100 non-sportsmen was selected by using random technique, with the help of a questionnaire prepared by Professor L. I. Bhusan (Head, Department of Psychology, Bhagalpur University). The subjects belonged to different categories of sports such as Football, Volleyball and Cricket representing Dr. R.M.L. Awadh University, Faizabad in Inter-university competition and Undergraduates students studying in different discipline in Kamla Nehru Institute of Physical And Social Sciences, Sultanpur was selected as a subject for this study. The age of the subjects ranged from 17 to 24 years. There were two basic style of functioning as reflected in the manual of the questionnaire i.e. Autocratic Leadership and Democratic Leadership. The data was analyzed using t-ratio. The level of significance chosen was 0.05. On the basis of the results it can be concluded that there is no significance difference in the leadership behaviour among sportsmen and non-sportsmen. They prefer similar behaviour patterns. Leadership may be defined as “A process whereby one person influences the behaviour of member of a group. Today performance in sports does not only depend on systematic training to develop physical, physiological variable and technical aspects of sport but also demand training and consideration of affective domain for success in this field. Games and Sports have been part of human life since times immemorial. The leadership role in a search system or college department is generally assigned to the administrator leader who maintains light standard in co-ordination of effort, in curricular content in appraisal techniques and in department advancement. The development of staff leadership is a pressing problem. Unless an administrator is willing to have leadership roles assumed by staff members the more capable person experience a scare of frustration in trying to assist with staff project on the other land, careful guidance in needed to in power correct channeling of any decisions of leadership most difficult tasks in the development of leadership 10 that of encouraging quiet, retiring staff members of to eater leadership roles.