SPECIAL PROGRAM IN SPORTS ON THE LIFE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENT-ATHLETES


Efren S. Abustan
Student, Laguna State Polytechnic University
Abstract
This study entitled Special Program in Sports on the Life Skills Development of student-athletes of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School was conducted to specifically answer the following questions; What is the status of SPS student-athletes’ profile in terms of; Age; Gender; Grade Level; Sports Events; Training Hours; and Level Competition? What is the level of aspects of Life Skill Development in terms of; Behavioral; emotional; Mental; Physical; and Social? Does the Special Program in Sports affect the life skills development of the junior high school student-athletes of Gov. Felicimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School? The study utilized the descriptive method of research to determine the effect of Special Program in Sports on the Life Skills Development of student-athletes. The main source of data of this study was the survey questionnaire which was prepared by the researcher and statistically treated using simple descriptive statistics such as frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation and multiple regression to determine the significant effect of SPS on the life skills development of junior high school student-athletes. Letters were sent to the Schools Division of Laguna, for the permission and approval to conduct the study, and to the School Principal of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School, for the distribution of questionnaires to the student-athletes. Self-made questionnaires were prepared and was checked and validated by the thesis adviser and panel members. Purposive sampling was used, and each member of the population had an equal chance of being included in the sample. The respondents were consisted of sixty-three student-athletes of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School. The result of the study offers literature and findings that may be useful on the conduct of future studies more particularly in the context of life skills development and Special Program in Sports. Questionnaires were administered according to the number of respondents. With confidentiality, the gathered information was tabulated. Data was analyzed and interpreted by the researcher’s statistician. The implication of this research was to find out if a student-athlete undergoing the Special Program in Sports develop different life skills that were necessary in everyday life. The result showed that the Special Program in Sports had no significant effect on the life skills development of junior high school student-athletes of Gov. Felicisimo T. San Luis Integrated Senior High School. Therefore, the null hypothesis was accepted. This means that the profile of the student-athlete to the life skills development not influenced by age, sex, grade level, sports events, training hours and level of competition.
Keywords: Special Program in Sports, Life skills, Student-athletes
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)

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Published on : 2021-07-01

Vol : 6
Issue : 7
Month : July
Year : 2021
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