DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAMURAL SPORTS PROGRAM IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KABBA-BUNU L.G.A, KOGI STATE.
Keywords:Determinants, Administration, Organisation, Intramural sports
This study looked at the factors that affect how intramural sports are organized and supervised in Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area., Kogi State, State High Colleges The descriptive design of the survey type was the research methodology used for the investigation. 3,825 administrators, PHE teachers, and students from 8 (Eight) government-owned senior schools in Kabba-Bunu, Kogi State, Nigeria, made up the study's population. From a target population of 3,825 respondents used for the study, a sample size of 382 respondents was purposefully selected. The researcher-structured questionnaire was the study's primary data collection tool. The Department of Human Kinetics Education's three experts validated the instrument, and Pearson's Product Moment Correlation was used to assess its reliability. 0.76 of a coefficient was obtained. The proposed hypotheses were investigated using the powerful statistics of the chi-square. They conducted a 0.05 significance level test on their hypotheses. The theories were disproved. The findings showed that: (1). Fund significantly affects the organization and administration of intramural sports at public schools in Kabba-Bunu, Kogi State (327.01>crit.val. 16.92 @ df = 9); (2). The organisation and administration of intramural programmes in high schools in Kabba-Bunu, Kogi State are significantly impacted by the availability of sports facilities and equipment (200.10>crit.v. 16.92 @ df = 9); and (3). The organization and administration of intramural programmes in State-owed high colleges in Kabba-Bunu, Kogi State are significantly influenced by organizational patterns (410.01>crit.val. 28.87 @ df = 18). The study came to the conclusion that funding, the availability of training facilities, and organizational structure all had an impact on how intramural programmes were organised and managed in secondary schools in Kabba-Bunu, Kogi State. To successfully organise and manage intramural and extramural sports programmes in public secondary schools, it was advised that sporting event organizers programmes should seek other sources of funding besides the government, standard sports facilities should be provided and maintained, and sports experts with sufficient knowledge and skills should be hired.