Factors motivating working adults in sports and physical activities: lifestyle, facility quality, and society / Nur Azwana Ibrahim

Ibrahim, Nur Azwana (2015) Factors motivating working adults in sports and physical activities: lifestyle, facility quality, and society / Nur Azwana Ibrahim. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This study addressed four main purposes, that are ( 1) to investigate how lifestyle influence working adults' motivation in playing sports and joining physical activities; (2) to find out whether the quality of facilities play an important role in motivating working adults to participate in sports and physical activities; (3) to study the influence of society in working adults' sports and physical activities participation. (4) to study if there is a significant difference in the mean scores between male and female in the participation of working adults in sports and physical activities: lifestyle, facility quality, and society. This study used descriptive research method. The 14 items of Recreational Exercise motivation (REMM) developed by Roger and Morris (2003) and 7 items of Facility Survey developed by Greenstat (2006) was administered among 150 working adult. The finding of this study lifestyle, facility quality and society play an important role as a medium of motivation for working adults to paiticipate in sports and physical activities. This study also found that no significant difference between male and female in the participation of working adults in sports and physical activities; lifestyle, facility quality and society. The implications of this study provideall these three factors had different degrees of influence. The study also provides an empirical data for future study.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ibrahim, Nur Azwana
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Shafie, Mohd Shariman
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Motivation
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Physical education and training. Physical fitness
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Physical education and training. Physical fitness > Physical education facilities. Sports facilities, Including gymnasiums, athletic fields, etc
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Seremban Campus > Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation
Programme: Bachelor of Sport Management (Hons.)
Keywords: motivating working, adults, sports, physical activities, lifestyle, facility quality, society
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/46745
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