Volume 7, Number 3 / June issue 2021
Ebru Tozkar, Mehmet Bayansalduz
Examination of the relationships between the perception of leadership power of the athlete students, physical education and sports teachers, motivation for success in sports and team cohesion

This study was carried out to examine the relationship between the students' Perceptions of Leadership Power towards Physical Education and Sports Teachers and Achievement Motivation and Team Harmony in Sports. Due to the decreasing success rate of the Turkish sports; it is thought that the study conducted to examine the relationship between team harmony, achievement motivation and the perceptions towards the Physical Education and Sports Teachers who are coaching students in basic and secondary education institutions is of importance to the field of sport.
This study has been prepared in relational scanning model and the universe of this study consists of student athletes in a total of 44 primary and secondary educational institutions, which were chosen considering the regional distribution in overall Turkey and were allowed by the approval of 21 Provincial Directorate of National Education; the sample of this study consists of 315 student athletes who were selected by random sampling method from these schools are.
In the study, the study of Wann et al. (Wann, DL, Metcalf, LA, Brewer, KR Whiteside, HD, 2000) Leadership Power in Sports - Other developed by French and Raven (French, J. Raven, BH, 1959). (LPS-O athletes form) and its Turkish adaptation study (Konter, 2008), Sports Leadership Power Perception Scalewhich was conducted by Konter, Sports-Specific Achievement Motivation Scale (SSAMS) which was developed by Willis in 1982 and adapted by Tiryaki and Godelek, The Measurement of Colesion in Sport Team which was developed by Neil Widmeyer, Lawrance R. Brawley and Albert Carron (1985) and adapted by Suleyman MORALI (Morali, 1994) were used.
In data analysis, student athletes’ demographic information was arranged with diagnostic statistics sheets; Pearson correlation analysis was used to determine the relationships between the students' perception of leadership power, achievement motivation and team fit levels. In addition, t-i test analysis (in peer groups) and anova analysis (groups made up three or more) were used to test whether there were significant differences in terms of leadership power perception, achievement motivation and team compliance levels in terms of demographic findings. In statistical analyzes, the significance level was taken as 0.05.
As a result; In our study, it was found out that teachers' leadership power levels had an effect of 14.8% on the levels of achievement motivation of athletes. It was found that there was a positive weak relationship between the motivation of the students and the leadership power of their teachers. It was observed that there was no relationship between the levels of team adaptation of individuals and their teachers' leadership power levels.
Keywords: Leadership Power Perception, Success Motivation, Team Harmony

Cite this article:
Ebru Tozkar, Mehmet Bayansalduz. Examination of the relationships between the perception of leadership power of the athlete students, physical education and sports teachers, motivation for success in sports and team cohesion. Acta Scientiae et Intellectus, 7(3)2021, 84-100.


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