ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

ABSTRACT

This study examined the administrative problem of sports and its influence on student’s participation in sports in the University of Lagos. The core objectives looked at influence of administrative problems of sports on students’ participation in sport in university of Lagos, influence of administrative problems of sport on the quality of students’ participation in sport in university of Lagos, influence of administrative problems of sport on students’ decision to increase social capital in University of Lagos, and gender difference on students’ participation in sport in University of Lagos. The study adopted descriptive survey research design for selection of respondents using questionnaire as instrument for data collection. Pilot study was conducted and analysed to prove the validity of the questionnaire. The self-structured questionnaires were in two different sections. Section A tried to find out the demographic information of the respondents while section B attempted to get the respondent views to the questions using 4-points Likert scale. A sample size of 150 students in the University of Lagos (71 male and 79 female respectively) were randomly selected to participate in the study. A self-made questionnaire was used for data collection in the study. Findings from the study reviewed that students’ participation in sport depends on administrative problems of sports. Also, the quality of students’ participation in sport depends on administrative problems of sports. Students’ decision to increase social capital does not depend on administrative problems of sports. It was revealed that there is no significant difference between male and female students’ participation in sport in University of Lagos. Based on the study findings, it was recommended that: The University students should be opportune to belong to highly organized and skilled team. There should be a development of good time management skills with multiple commitments such as balancing time between sport and school. Establishing an understanding of what it takes to be committed to something and the effort needed to be successful. Development and improvement of athletes skills. There should be social opportunities. An extension of one’s identity development. There should be adequate facilities and equipment’s in the sport arena and easy to access. Providing a good, reliable and professional relationship between the coach and the athletes.

Keywords: Sports, Participation, Administrative, Student, Influence, Time.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Contents Page

Title page……..……………………………………………………………………. i

Certification…………………………………………………………………….….. ii

Dedication…………………………………………………………………………. iii

Acknowledgements……………………………………………………………... iv-v

Abstract……….…………………………………………………….…………....... vi

Table of Contents…………………………………………………………….. vii - xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background to the Study……………………………...……………………. 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem……………………....…………………………... 9

1.3 Research Questions ………..……………....………………………………. 9

1.4 Research Hypotheses ……………………………………………………... 10

1.5 Purpose of Study ………………...…..………………..…………………... 11

1.6 Significant of Study ………………………………....…………………..... 11

1.7 Limitation of the Study…………..……………....………………………... 12

1.8 Delimitation of the Study……………………...…………………………... 12

1.9 Operational definition of terms………………...………………………….. 12

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CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1 The concept of Sport Administration…………………………………………. 13

2.2 Administrative Problems of Sports………………………………………….... 31

2.3 Students Participation in Sports………………………………………………. 32

2.4 Factors Influencing Student Participation in Sport………………………....… 35

2.5 NUGA Experience…………………………………………………………..... 43

2.6 How University of Lagos could grow Student participation in Sports………. 48

2.7 Summary of Literature Review……………………………………………...... 49

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOL.OGY

3.1 Research Method……………………………………………………………… 51

3.2 Population of the Study……………………………………………………..… 52

3.3 Sample and Sampling technique…………………………...…………………. 52

3.4. Instrument for Data Collection………………………………………………. 53

3.5 Validity of the Instrument…………………………………………………..… 53

3.6 Reliability of the Instrument………………………………………………….. 54

3.7 Method of data collection…………………………………………………….. 55

3.8 Method of data analysis………...…………………………………………….. 56

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CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTASTION AND ANALYSIS

4.0. Introduction…………………………………………………………………... 57

4.1. Presentation of Demographic Data…………………………………………... 57

4.2. Analysis of Research Questions…………………………………………….... 60

4.3. Testing of Hypotheses…………………………………………………………. 66

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1 Discussion…………………………………………………………………….. 71

5.2 Summary….…………………………………………………………………... 75

5.3 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………. 76

5.4 Recommendations............…………………………………………………….. 77

5.5 Suggestions for further studies...............……..……………………………..... 78

References...…………………………………………………………………........ 79

List of Appendices ……………………………………………………………….. xi

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APA

Mustapha, Y. (2018). ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/administrative-problem-of-sports-in-university-of-lagos

MLA 8th

Mustapha, Yusuf "ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Nov. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/administrative-problem-of-sports-in-university-of-lagos. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Mustapha, Yusuf . "ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Nov. 2018. Web. 18 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/administrative-problem-of-sports-in-university-of-lagos >.

Chicago

Mustapha, Yusuf . "ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/administrative-problem-of-sports-in-university-of-lagos