BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY:
This work is about the study of successful sports programme in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta state with special attention to Secondary school inter-house sport games.
According to the World Bank encyclopedia (2006), sports involve these activities that demand a combination of physical skill and strength alert mind, enthusiasm, purpose and usually team work. For the purpose of this study, sport is seen as involving athletics and games. Sports have come a very long way; the term is as old as the human race. It was started by the prehistoric or primitive man right from time under what was popularly referred to as traditional physical education with its main objectives being to provide food, and shelter, socializing the individuals, recreation and survival of the individuals within the community. As time went on, these sporting activities began to take new shapes and dimensions due to the emergence of modern physical education in Greece at about 3000 B. C. With the advent of modern physical education and its novel objectives based on the needs of the Greek people (Athens and Spartan), sporting activities began to show some changes due to the introduction of new rules and regulation, new facilities and equipment and organization of standard competitions as opposed to the area of traditional physical education.
The Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary of Current English 2006 defines sports as various types of physical activity that you do for pleasure and that needs physical efforts or skill, usually done in a special area and according to fixed rules.
Dr. Egenege (2005), explained sport as the any competitive activity that has recorded history of development and rules involving physical exertion and organized associations
Bucher (1995), explained that sports objective include that which provide the students or rndividuals at the secondary level with opportunities for releasing tensions and aggression, to provide for a feeling of achievement and progress through participation in sport, all of which are conducive to mental and emotional health. When finally one introduces the importance of organizing inter-house sport games: one thing which is certain is that the appraisal of factors involved in the general organization such as the attitude of the school involves finance and budgeting which will eventually unwell problem confronting them.
Finally, we will look at the predictors affecting successful school sports programme by critically evaluating the various factors involved with an aim of rendering suggestions for consequent improvements in this area
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The problem of the study includes:
The organizational structure in terms of competition in sports in secondary schools in Ughelli North Local Government Area and provision of equipment and facilities adequate. witn tne provision of coach and giving out of incentives during secondary competition help to develop and increase the interest and upbringing of students in the area. How can Ughelli North Local Government Area produce sufficient athletes for the state competition and the weakness so far? Is there a known standard scheme and sufficient time allotted to physical education in each school in Ughelli North Local Government Area?
The following are research questions formulated to guide this study
Will availability of standard facilities and equipment predict successful school sports programme in secondary school in Ughelli North local Government Area of Delta State?
Will the service of highly trained personel predicts succesful school sports programme in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State?
Will regular competition predicts successful school sports programme in secondary schools in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State?
Will adequate preparation/training promote successful school sports programe in secondary school in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State? Will financial motivation predicts successful school sports programme in secondary in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State?
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
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