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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Socio-cultural impact on female university students participation on physical exercise: the case of Bahir Dar University female students
Author(s): Mohammednasir Yimer
Abstract:
This study is conducted with ultimate objective of exploring the socio-cultural factors that affect the participation of female students in physical activity in Bahir Dar University. Thus, the subjects in the study were 107 female students who are out of sport science departments. In this study descriptive survey method was employed. Questionnaire was dominantly used as data collection instrument; unstructured interview and observation were also used in the process. The data gathered through questionnaires were analyzed by using frequency counts and their percentages; whereas the data gathered through interview and observation were analyzed through descriptive statements. The major findings include that lack of practical skill and knowledge, lack of facilities and equipments for training, and socio-cultural factors affect the participation and practice of female students in regular physical activity. Hence, it could be concluded that the participation and active involvement of female university students regularly in sports and different physical activities affected by the socio-cultural factorsth.
Pages: 825-829  |  421 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohammednasir Yimer. Socio-cultural impact on female university students participation on physical exercise: the case of Bahir Dar University female students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):825-829.
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