COMPARISON OF LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOUR AMONG PLAYERS OF
INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM SPORTS
Dr. Praveen Kumar
Now-a-days sports are dominated by new breed of coaches who are generally interested to combine physical talent with behavioural
pattern of the player. In the present study an attempt has been made to compare leadership behavior among sportsman of different
discipline i.e. Individual and Team sports. The study was confined to participants of team sports and individual sports. 100 male who
has represented University in selected sports namely-Football, Basketball, Hockey, Track & Field, Shooting & Swimming were selected as a subject for this study. The age of the subject ranged from 18 to 25 years. A Likert type Questionnaire prepared by Prof. L.I. Bhushan consisting 30 Items measures authoritarian & democratic leadership was employed for this study, the questionnaire was delivered to the participants of selected games at the time of Interuniversity competition of selected sports. The data was analyzed using t-ratio and the level of significance chosen was 0.05. It was concluded that there was no significant difference in the leadership behaviour among players of Individual and Team sports.
Keywords: Leadership, Behavior, Inddiviudal, Team and Sports.
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