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Comparative Studies | Physical Education | Nigeria | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022


Comparative Analysis of the Students' Participation in Sports Management Practices Among the three Categories of Tertiary Institutions in Kogi State, Nigeria

Dr. Bamidele Benson Babatunde


Abstract: The study analyzed and compared students? participation in sports management practices among the three categories of tertiary institutions in Kogi State Nigeria. One (1) research question and one (1) null hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consisted of all the athletes? students?, director of Sports, deputy director of sports, coaches, sports secretary, of about 880 respondents from the tertiary institutions in Kogi State. Thereafter, stratified random sampling techniques were used to select one hundred and seventy respondents for the study. The main instrument was a structured and validated questionnaire by the three experts from the department of Human Kinetics and Health Education Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State Nigeria. A reliability co - efficient of.078 was obtained through testing of 20 respondents who use not part of the work. The questionnaire was administered by the researcher and research assistants. The data collected were analyzed using one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and post - hoc to test the level of significance (LSD) at 0.05. The finding of this study revealed that students? participation in sports management practice were better managed in Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State Nigeria compared to the other tertiary institutions in Kogi State, Nigeria. The finding further revealed that students? participation in sports management practices in Kogi State Polytechnic was significant compared with college of education Ankpa. The researcher recommended that Prince Abubakar Audu University, Anyigba, Kogi State Nigeria involved their students? in participation in sports management practices it is therefore recommended that other tertiary institutions such as Polytechnic and College of Education should emulate University in their way of involving students in Active participation in sports management practices, it was further recommended that students participation in sports management practices should be encouraged by involving them in Decision making process in the day to day affairs of sport management practices as such will promote better understanding and development of sports in the institutions.


Keywords: Students, Sports, Participation, Practices, Management


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,


Pages: 1267 - 1270


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