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Assessment of Coach-Athlete Relationship among Team Game Female Athletes | Original Article

Lakhveer Kaur*, Dalwinder Singh, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The present study was designed to assess the coach-athlete relationship among team game female athletes. Three hundred (N=300) female subjects were selected from different games; one hundred (n=100) from basketball, one hundred (n=100) from handball and one hundred (n=100) from football who had been participated in the Panjab University, Chandigarh’s inter-college competitions, with their age ranged between 17 years to 28 years. Coach-Athlete Relationship Questionnaire (CART-Q, 2003) developed by Sophia Jowett & Nikos Ntoumanis was used to collect the required data. One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was employed to see the significant differences among team game (Basketball, Handball and Football) female athletes with regard to coach-athlete relationship. Where 'F' value found huge, Least Significant Difference (LSD) Post-hoc test was utilized to discover the bearing and level of contrasts. The dimension of noteworthiness was set at 0.05. Critical contrasts were found among group diversion female competitors on the sub-variable for example commitment, closeness, complementarity and on the variable coach-athlete relationship (total) (p<0.05).