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Analysis of Enjoyment Among Children Engaged In Selected Physical Activities |

Manoj Sahu, Biswas Sajal Kumar, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The aim of the study was to investigate the enjoyment andengagement in physical activities, of children participating in summer coachingcamp programme of LNUPE, Gwalior. The participants of the study were 131children of swimming (N=47), tennis (N=40), football (N= 44) from greaterGwalior, aged between 13 to18. Physical activity engagement, enjoyment wereassessed by self-report questionnaires. Analysis for variance (ANOVA) revealedthat there is a significant difference between mean enjoyment level of swimming(108.7447 +11.18514) and football (102.75 + 11.16291) whereas there is nodifference between swimming and tennis (107.7 + 9.75127.) and also betweentennis and football at 0.05 level of significance. Thus it may be concludedthat enjoyment in physical activity is more in swimming and least in football.