Title

An evaluation of the athletic benefits and policies of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute

Date of Completion

2009

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Athletes, Sports

Abstract

This study used descriptive method. The respondents included 61 varsity players of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute in four (4) colleges playing basketball, badminton, table tennis chess, swimming, and volleyball selected through purposive sampling. A self-made questionnaire was used to gather data. Mean, percentage, f-test, t-test and frequency were applied in data analysis. The following conclusions were drawn: 1) Most of the varsity players of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute were 16-19 years old, male, third year student, playing volleyball and from the College of Nursing and Midwifery; 2) Most of the respondents had similar evaluation on the overall athletic benefits and policies when they were grouped according to age, gender and year level. However, they had different evaluation when grouped according to year, college affiliation and sports affiliation due to the difficulties on their academic schedules and the facilities and equipment afforded them; 3) The varsity players of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute considered the athletic benefits and policies of DLSHSI as good by giving an overall average of 2.62. However, volleyball athletes were affected the most having no court of their own to practice during their preparation for sports events; 4) The varsity players of De La Salle Health Institute from CPT and CMRT gave the same evaluation while CNM students gave the lowest evaluation of the overall athletic benefits and policies. Badminton athletes of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute gave the highest overall evaluation of athletic benefits and policies while volleyball and table tennis athletes gave low evaluation.

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