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The European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences

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The Effect of Coaching Leadership Styles Towards Motivational Factors Among Selangor and UITM Lions Rugby Players


The objective of this research is to investigate the effect of coaching leadership styles towards motivational factors among Selangor and UITM Lions rugby players. The sample was chosen from two of the best rugby team in Selangor respectively. Purposive sampling was employed to pick the sample of 66 rugby players. As the primary instrument for acquiring information about coaching leadership styles and motivational factors, they were given an online questionnaire to complete. The Leadership Scale for Sport - 15 Version (LSS-15) questionnaire is used to determine coaching leadership styles, while the Sport Motivation Scale-II (SMS-II) is used to determine motivational factors. All data in this study was analysed using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 26.0. The mean of the data was generated using descriptive analysis to determine the preferred coaching leadership styles among rugby players and the motivational factors among rugby players. The relationship between coaching leadership styles and motivational factors among rugby players was analysed using Spearman Correlation. The researcher discovered that there is significant relationship between leadership styles towards motivational factors.

Keywords: Coaching leadership stylesmotivational factorsrugby

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Published online: 31.08.2022
Pages: 210-221
Publisher: European Publisher
In: Volume 31, Issue 3
DOI: 10.15405/ejsbs.323
Online ISSN: 2301-2218
Article Type: Original Research
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