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Leaders Development Institute Research Chair

Research Chair Field:

• The field of sports

Its specialization:

• Develop sports, community and competitive talents

Host College of the Research Chair:

• College of Sport Sciences and Physical Activity

Supporting entity:

• Leaders Development Institute

Vision:

• Develop sports, community and competitive talents.

Mission:

Taking the science curriculum as a way to develop sports talents in sports and physical activity through the employment of scientific research.

Goals:

1. Conducting specialized scientific research for players, coaches and workers

2. Developing a healthy work environment in sports academies and an ideal environment for training

3. Contributing in sports industry through innovation in training and sports performance to reach the elite level

Rational behind the Chair’s establishment at the University:

1. To contribute in achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 by preparing advanced educational curricula that focus on basic skills, developing talents and building personality.

2. To fulfill the need for a specialized scientific reference in the field of sports sciences, training and sports performance for sports, community and competitive talents. .

3. To enrich the field of scientific research and field studies that help in attracting promising sports talents and achieving sports achievements.

4. To participate in the preparation of cadres specialized in designing and creating high-level community and competitive sports programs.

The Chair’s Lines of Action:

First: The Line of Science Production (Research, Translation, Authoring)

1. Support publishing scientific research in distinguished international journals.

2. Support scientific research that address sports issues faced by players, coaches and workers.

3. Enrich the Arabic library by translating and writing books specialized in sports and physical activity

4. Making the chair’s research a scientific reference for research in both the Arab and international worlds

 Second: The Line of Training and Education

1. Four diplomas for one year. (Names and starting times will be determined by the Institute)

2. Two training courses / six months each. (Names and start timing will be determined by the Leadership Institute)

3. Three training courses / three months each. (Names and starting times will be determined by the Institute)

The Anticipated Outcomes:

1. Contribute in attracting and developing sports, community and competitive talents

2. Contribute in stimulating sports, community and competitive talents, as well as to improve a healthy lifestyle and guarantee quality of life in the field of sports

3. Conduct specialized scientific studies in the field of training and sports performance for sports, community and competitive talents

4. Enrich the field of sports with publications, scientific books and scientific statistics in the field of training and sports performance for sports, community and competitive talents

Task schedule:

To be included after the approval of the supporting entity.

About the supervisor of the proposed Chair (CV attached)

 Dr. Suleiman bin Omar Al-Jaloud

Number of researchers and expected workers:  20

Research interests:

Sports for sports, community and competitive talents - Physical activity for sports, community and competitive talents - Improving the quality of life for sports, community and competitive talents - Sports training for sports, community and competitive talents - Nutrition of sports, community and competitive talents - Sports injuries for sports, community and competitive talents - Psychological preparation for sports, community and competitive talents - Managing and creating activities and competitions for sports, community and competitive talents - Physiology of physical effort for sports, community and competitive talents - Sports culture for sports, community and competitive talents...etc.

 

Types of scientific production and research activities the Chair will provide:

1. Measuring the awareness of Saudi society of the benefits of practicing sports for sports, community and competitive talents

2. Investigating the obstacles that prevent the practice of sports and the development of sports, community and competitive talents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

3. Identifying the suitability of sports facilities to adopt and allow practice sports for sports, community and competitive talents

4. Identifying the impact of sports practice on health condition of sports, community and competitive talents

5. Identifying the impact of psychological and social factors on the performance of sports, community and competitive talents

6. Identifying the obstacles facing sports academies for sport, community and competitive talent

 

The Chair’s cooperation with other community institutions:

Sports, community and competitive talents represent a large and important sector in all societies that is found in many bodies and institutions in the community such as schools, clubs and gyms. Therefore, the chair will have a strong bond with various bodies, institutions and sectors in the society to support the practice of physical activity among sports, community and competitive talents and expand the base of sports, community and competitive talents through various means such as academies. The Chair also seeks, through communication with community institutions, to conduct scientific research addressing sports, community and competitive talents in those institutions to overcome the problems and obstacles they face. Moreover the Chair will seek to provide them with books and scientific references related to sports, community and competitive talents that focus on appropriate nutrition methods as well as techniques for dealing with aging in terms of movement and psychology.

 

 

 

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