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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part G

The need and importance of developing a recreational programme for the U.G. students of affiliated colleges of Karnataka veterinary, animal and fisheries Sciences University


Author(s): Manoj Kumar and Dr. Jose Mathew

Abstract: The study was taken up with a special interest to know the reason for the low level of participation in physical activities by the undergraduate students of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University and their attitude towards sports and games and also to develop a programme to promote the recreation sports and games participation. Three hundred undergraduate students interviewed with an opinionnaire which highlighted students study hours, leisure time available, leisure time activities, hobbies and opinion about sports, games and physical activity. The study revealed that the students of KVAFSU had a positive attitude towards sports and games in that, they know the benefits of sports and games, the wholesome development of body and mind. The majority of students participate in sports for recreation purposes. Some of the students the students find it difficult to get leisure time to participate in recreational activities. Some feel that staff support was not up to their expectations as far as participation in recreational activities. The study also draws out the fact that the infrastructure available on the campus of affiliated colleges are not sufficient for students to participate in recreational activities.

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How to cite this article:
Manoj Kumar and Dr. Jose Mathew. The need and importance of developing a recreational programme for the U.G. students of affiliated colleges of Karnataka veterinary, animal and fisheries Sciences University. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(6): 377-381.
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