Decline in Women Sports Participation at Intercollegiate Competitions


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Pramila Kumari, . and Keerthinarayanaswamy, M.B. (2014) Decline in Women Sports Participation at Intercollegiate Competitions. Indian Streams Research Journal, 04 (01). ISSN 2230-7850

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Indian woman in competitive sports are far behind their western counterparts from the point of view of either participation or achievement. This poor record might be attributed to the Indian traditions and customs which even today are ruled by age old belief based on superstitions rather than scientific principles. In recent times women are increasingly participating in competitive sports. The purpose of the study was to assess the opinion of students regarding decline in sports participation at intercollegiate women competition. The study was conducted on 90 women respondents of Degree Colleges affiliated to Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka. The Opinionnaire pertaining to Identification of Factors for Decline in Sports Participation prepared by the researcher was used for the present study. The Chi-square statistical technique was adopted for the present study. It was concluded that there was significant relationship of Students' Opinion towards decline in sports participation at intercollegiate women competitions and type of Management and Level of Participation. More students opined that sports women were agreed lack of fund and facilities and they need moral support and encouragement from the parents and college management side. Women must be empowered through participating in sport and this will increase the number of women participating in sport at college levels.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Decline; Sports Participation; Competition
Subjects: Faculty of Education > Physical Education
Divisions: University College of Physical Education
Depositing User: Mr. Narayanaswamy B V
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2016 07:49
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2016 07:49

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