Name: Sports Survey Data

 

Abstract: This dataset looks at a survey that was given to 895 participants.  The survey included 35 questions that were based on the topic of sports.

 

Variables (column):

  1. Gender (0=Female, 1=Male)
  2. Weeks-During the last year (52 weeks), about how many weeks were you involved in playing your primary sport? (weeks)
  3. Age Started Primary- If you currently only compete in one sport, how old were you when you stopped playing multiple organized sports and focused on your primary sport? (years, 19=only ever played one sport)
  4. Age Think Stop-How old do you think you will be when you stop playing sports? (years)
  5. Self Expect-With respect to my athletic accomplishments, I believe that I have… (1=Exceeded expectations I had for myself, 2=Meet expectations I had for myself, 3=Did not meet expectations I had for myself, 4=I did not have any athletic expectations for myself)
  6. Parent Expect-With respect to my athletic accomplishments, I believe that I have… (1=Exceeded expectations my parents set for me, 2=Meet expectations my parents set for me, 3=Did not meet expectations my parents set for me, 4=My parents did not have any athletic expectations for me)
  7. Practice-Overall, sports practices are fun and enjoyable. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  8. Self Stress-I feel pressure/stress to compete from myself. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  9. Coach Stress-I feel pressure/stress to compete from coaches. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  10. Parent Stress-I feel pressure/stress to compete from parents. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  11. Friend Stress-I feel pressure/stress to compete from friends. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  12. Time Season-I wish I had more free time during my primary sports season. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  13. Time Off Season-I wish I had more free time during the off-season. (1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Somewhat Disagree, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
  14. Personal Trainer-Have you ever employed a personal trainer to increase your strength, agility, or stamina? (0=No, 1=Yes)
  15. Personal Trainer Age-How old were you when you first used a personal trainer? (1=5 years, 2=6 years, 3=7 years, 4=8 years, 5=9 years, 6=10 years, 7=11 years, 8=12 years, 9=13 years, 10=14 years, 11=15 years, 12=16 years, 13=17 years, 14=18 years, 15=College)
  16. Personal Trainer Months-Approximately how many total months did you use a personal trainer? (1=No reply, 2=3 months 3=6 months, 4=9 months, 5=1 year, 6=1 year 3 months, 7=1 year 6 months, 8=1 year 9 months, 9=2 years, 10=More than 2 years)
  17. Recommend Parents for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (1=Parents)
  18. Recommend High School Coach for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (2=High School Coach)
  19. Recommended College Coach for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (3=College Coach)
  20. Recommend Elite Coach for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (4=Travel/Elite Coach)
  21. Recommend Me for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (5=I took the initiative myself)
  22. Recommend Other for Personal Trainer- Who recommended/encouraged a personal trainer for you? (6=Other)
  23. Trainer Helpful-How helpful do you believe this person was/is in helping you achieve your athletic goals? (1=Not At All Helpful, 2=Only a little Helpful, 3=Quite Helpful, 4=Very Helpful, 5=Absolutely Essential)
  24. Personal Recommend a Personal Trainer-Looking back, if you were giving advice to parents of a high school athlete, would you recommend a personal trainer for their child? (1=Absolutely not, 2=Probably not, 3=Probably yes, 4=Absolutely yes)
  25. Individual Lessons-Have you ever employed a person for individualized instruction in a sport, such as private pitching lessons or tennis lessons? (0=No, 1=Yes)
  26. Individual Lessons Age-How old were you when you first received private instruction? (1=5 years, 2=6 years, 3=7 years, 4=8 years, 5=9 years, 6=10 years, 7=11 years, 8=12 years, 9=13 years, 10=14 years, 11=15 years, 12=16 years, 13=17 years, 14=18 years, 15=College)
  27.  Individual Lesson Months-Approximately how many total months did you receive private instruction? (1=No reply, 2=3 months 3=6 months, 4=9 months, 5=1 year, 6=1 year 3 months, 7=1 year 6 months, 8=1 year 9 months, 9=2 years, 10=More than 2 years)
  28. Recommend Parents for Individual Lessons- Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (1=Parents)
  29. Recommend High School Coach for Individual Lessons- Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (2=High School Coach)
  30. Recommended College Coach for Individual Lessons- Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (3=College Coach)
  31. Recommend Elite Coach for Individual Lessons- Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (4=Travel/Elite Coach)
  32. Recommend Me for Individual Lessons-Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (5=I took the initiative myself)
  33. Recommend Other for Individual Lessons- Who recommended/encouraged a private instruction for you? (6=Other)
  34. Individual Lesson Helpful- How helpful do you believe this person was/is in helping you achieve your athletic goals? (1=Not At All Helpful, 2=Only a little Helpful, 3=Quite Helpful, 4=Very Helpful, 5=Absolutely Essential)
  35. Personally Recommend Individual Lessons-Looking back, if you were giving advice to parents of a high school athlete, would you recommend private instruction for their child? (1=Absolutely not, 2=Probably not, 3=Probably yes, 4=Absolutely yes)

 

Possible Uses: Chi-Square

 

References: Professor Scott VanderStoep