Identifying eligibility criteria for soccer referees
1Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University
2Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University
Research shows that human capital is the wealth of a nation and organization that forms the backbone of any organization. Human capital includes staff specialized knowledge, work related competence, creativity and innovation, entrepreneurship and professional competence. It is therefore imperative that the adoption and rapid expansion of the competency approach in organizations and its application in development programs be considered more than ever. The purpose of the present study was to identify the competence of refereeing football players. The statistical population of the present study was an unlimited number of 200 physical education teachers, referees, coaches and athletes. The research method is applied in terms of purpose and in terms of descriptive-analytical data collection. The research instrument was a researcher-made questionnaire whose face and content validity was confirmed by 10 experts and its construct validity was confirmed by confirmatory factor analysis. The reliability of the questionnaire in a pilot study with 30 subjects with Cronbach's alpha was estimated 0.87. Descriptive and inferential statistics such as Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Bartlett, KMO, Varimax rotation confirmatory factor analysis, Friedman's rank test were used to analyze the data. The findings showed that four criteria of personality traits, technical skills, human skills and scientific abilities are influential in the development of soccer referees. It is therefore recommended that referees attend training courses and training, be familiar with how sports camps, legal issues and regulations are up to date, as well as have high public relations and good relations with federations and on personality traits, including firmness. And focus on high self-esteem, popularity and social acceptance, proper coverage, good ethics, as well as fairness and impartiality.
Football; Competency; Referees; Sport; Personality Traits; Technical Skills; Human Skills and Scientific Abilities