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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part O

Attitude towards physical activity among higher education students - an analysis

AUTHOR(S): Dr. P Manikandan
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study is to analyze the attitude towards physical activities among higher education students. To achieve the purpose of the study, 61 students from arts department, 38 students from science department and 54 students from physical education department studying at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. The average age of the subject were ranged from 22 to 28. The subjects were randomly selected. The requirements for the study were explained by the investigator to the entire subject and all the subjects voluntarily agreed to fill the questionnaire. Attitude towards physical activity was selected as criterion variables for this study. Exercises Benefits/Barriers Scale (EBBS) was used to collect the data from the subjects. The collected data were statistically analyzed for significant difference by using independent t-test and one way analysis of variance ANOVA. As the obtained F-ratio was significant, the Scheffe's test was used as a post hoc test to find out the significant difference between each cell. In all the cases.05 level of significance was used to test the hypothesis. There was significant difference between physical education and arts students studying in higher education at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. There was significant difference between science and arts students studying in higher education at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. There was significant difference between men and women students studying in higher education at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. Men students are having positive attitude towards physical activity than women students in higher education. Physical education students are having positive attitude towards phyical activity than arts and science students in higher education.
Pages: 807-809  |  244 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. P Manikandan. Attitude towards physical activity among higher education students - an analysis. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):807-809.
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