- The Japan Journal of Coaching Studies
- コーチング学研究 (ISSN:21851646)
- vol.32, no.2, pp.203-210, 2019-03-20 (Released:2019-09-02)
The purposes of this study were to investigate the relationship between competitive result and environmental factors in high school baseball. A questionnaire survey was conducted on 533 university students who belonged to the baseball club when they were in high school. The survey content was the following 11 items; 1. Highest competitive result, 2. Presence or absence of the sports recommendation entrance examination, 3. Presence or absence of the sports scholarship system, 4. Occupation of the head coach, 5. Presence or absence of the assistant coach, 6. Number of the assistant coach, 7. Occupation of the assistant coach, 8. Presence or absence of the selection system for enter the club, 9. Number of the members, 10. Type of school (public or private), 11. Presence or absence of the private facility. In case of high school duplication, only one answer was adopted, and other inappropriate invalid answers were excluded for totalization. Finally, 435 students were divided into national group (n=89), block group (n=82) and prefecture group (n=264), based on the best result of the team at the time of high school, and examined the relationship between the competitive result and each environmental factor. As a result, regarding the occupation of the head coach, the proportion of teachers in all groups was high, but in the other items, the relationship with the competitive result was indicated, and the possibility that the difference in these environments could affect the competitive result was shown.