International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Social Science | Malaysia | Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018

The Correlation between Coaching Leadership, Smartphone Usage and Sport Commitment among University Athletes

Asiah Mohd Pilus [2] | Ahmad Fadly Abdul Rahman | Hanipah Hussin [2]

Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine the correlation between coaching leadership, smartphone usage and sport commitment among university athletes. A total of one hundred university students? athletes successfully completed survey questionnaire. Data had been collected through a standard questionnaire. Descriptive data analysis and Pearson correlation conducted by using statistical Package of Social Science (SPSS). First, there is strong correlation between instruction and training coaching leadership and sport commitment towards university athletes. Second, there is significant strong correlation between smartphone usage and student's petanque sport commitment at university. The present findings have important implications for a better understanding of the determinants of athletes' commitment, coaching leadership behavior and using technology communication to sustain athlete university performance. This study suggests smartphone in teaching and learning of specific sports to strengthen the basics and sports skills of students? athlete's university.

Keywords: Coaching leadership, smartphone, petanque, university athletes, sport commitment

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 12, December 2018,

Pages: 956 - 959

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