2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Participation of women in sports as related to their parental sports participation
Author(s): Capt DR. Satpal Kaur Kalsi
The purpose of the qualitative study was to investigate the relationship of parental attitude and their daughter’s participations in sports. A sample of three hundred and fifty parents of sports women who were the students of various colleges of Union Territory of Chandigarh and must have participated at least at District or College level of sports. The subjects and their parents were administered a self-constructed questionnaire for family sports environment used by Cratty (1959, 1973) was administered to the subjects. When Pearson Product movement correlation method was applied to find out the relationship of family sports environment and the participation of women’s sports participation are highly significant (r=0.445) at 0.01 level of confidence. It was further analyzed that father’s sports participation (r=0.227, p<0.01) and position (r=0.204, p<0.01), mother’s sports position (0.112,p<0.05) at any level, were highly correlated with their daughter’s sports participation and position, as the computed value are greater than the required values of ( r = 0.105* and r =138**) to be significant at five percent level of confidence and at one percent level of confidence respectively. When Chi-Square method was applied to find out the relationship of the taken variables with women’s sports participation, the frequencies exhibiting the results pointed towards the positive side of scale that positive contribution by the parents can liberate their daughters in sports.
Pages: 681-683 | 487 Views 3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Capt DR. Satpal Kaur Kalsi. Participation of women in sports as related to their parental sports participation. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):681-683.