Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Performance and Football


THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MOTIVATIONAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMS TOWARDS THE PERFORMANCE AMONGST FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KUALA LUMPUR

Ramesh Ram Ramalu; Zulakbal Abd Karim; Gunathevan Elumalai

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 4016-4027

The purpose of this study is to investigate and examine the effectiveness of motivational intervention towards the performance among secondary school football athletes in Malaysia. The instrument that have been used in this study is Task and Ego Orientation in Sports Questionnaire (TEOSQ) from Goal Orientation Theory (Duda & Nicholls, 1992) and Perception of Success Questionnaire (POSQ) from Transtheoretical Model (Roberts, Treasure & Balague, 1998). The sample in this study consists of 36 school boys representing SMK (L) Methodist Kuala Lumpur and SMK Methodist Sentul football players under 15 years. These samples were divided into two groups. They are the control group which consist of 18 players (n=18) from SMK Methodist Sentul and treatment group which consist of 18 players (n=18) from SMK (L) Methodist, Kuala Lumpur. The study design that used is quasi experimental method with the pre and post-test design. The finding of the study shows that there was a significant difference (t=0.004, P<0.05) in football performance between the control and the treatment group after which the treatment group undergone 6 weeks test and observation before the real competition. Prior to this study, the finding of this research give a clear picture to the teachers and coaches to design motivation program into their coaching planning. This intervention will enhance their performance in actual meet.