Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2018)
Attitude of undergraduates towards physical activities and sports with reference to sex and college type
Author(s): Sajan George
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to know the levels of the students' attitudes towards Physical Activity and Sports and also find out the effect of sex and college type of undergraduates on attitude towards physical activities and sports. The subjects included 3165 degree college students of college year 2008-2009. A researcher self developed tool was administered and data gathered were statistically treated using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS Version 20 and MS Excel). Furthermore, percentage analysis and ‘t’ test was used in finding out difference in attitude towards Physical Activities and Sports in relation to their sex and college type. It was concluded that 87.4% expressed moderate attitude towards physical activity and sports. The male undergraduates had higher level of attitude towards physical activities & sports when compared female undergraduates. The general college male and female undergraduates had higher level of attitude towards physical activities when compared with professional college students. The professional college male and female undergraduates had higher level of attitude towards sports and also attitude towards physical activities & sports when compared with general college female undergraduates.