Print ISSN: 1993-9345

Online ISSN: 2664-2514

Keywords : Competitive Behavior


Competitive Behavior of Female Players in Sporting Clubs and It's Relation with Some Variables

ady Omer; Ziad Mahfood; Ahmed Kasim

Al-Rafidain Journal For Sport Sciences, 2006, Volume 12, Issue 41, Pages 137-155
DOI: 10.33899/rajsport.2006.6162

Abstract:
This paper aims at measuring the level of competitive behavior for female players in sporting clubs . It also tries to find out significant differences concerning the level of competitive behavior, with regard to such variables as age , social status , level of education , residing , the type of sport , motivation to sport practice , to get rewards and the club.
The sample consists of (71) female players whose ages ranged from 12-32 years who are practicing different kinds of sports in six clubs in Duhook governorate. The researchers used a questionnaire with twenty items each of which has three alternatives scales (always, sometimes, never) .
The researchers analyzed the data by using t-test for one and two samples and analysis of variance . The findings show that the level of competitive behavior for female players is good . There are no significant differences in competitive behavior with regard to age , social status , level of education , residing , type of sport and motivation to sport practice . However , there are significant differences in competitive behavior concerning such variables as getting a reward and club. The researchers put forwards some recommendations.