Perceived Contribution of Team Support to Psychological Satisfaction of Kenya’s University Rugby Players
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the levels of universities rugby players’ satisfaction in relation to team support, i.e. media, medical, teammate, fans and university community. A survey research design was used and data was collected through a self administered questionnaire from (n=91) participants drawn from 7 universities registered in the Kenya Rugby Union (KRU).The resulting data was analyzed for means, standard deviations, while statistical t-tests and F-tests was used to test the hypothesis. The results showed that the players expressed more than average (2.5) response towards support from media, fans and medical attention. They however reported varied levels of satisfaction with teammates and university community support. Between private and public universities, public universities had higher means with team support.