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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part F

Effects of indecent dressing on undergraduate students of university of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria


Author(s): Grace Enomfon Akpan

Abstract: This study was aimed at investigating indecent dressing and its effects on undergraduate students of University of Uyo. Four objectives were formulated with subsequent research questions and hypotheses, to examine knowledge of students about indecent dressing, examine the influence of campus environment and mass media on indecent dressing and also to examine perceived implication of indecent dressing. The study adopted a survey design with a self – developed questionnaire which has a reliability coefficient of.84 as instrument for data collection. The study has 224 participants which were selected using convenience sampling technique. The data generated were analyzed using percentages to answer research questions and chi-square was used to test hypothesis at.05 level of significance. The result of the study showed that the student significantly knew about indecent dressing, campus environment and mass media significantly contribute to indecent dressing and students perceived indecent dressing to have a significant negative implication on individuals. It was recommended among others that school authority should formulate policy to guide students dressing within the campus which should be properly enforced. Also government and other relevant authorities should formulate policy to regulate the mass media activities with relevant legal backing.

Pages: 359-365  |  424 Views  9 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Grace Enomfon Akpan. Effects of indecent dressing on undergraduate students of university of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2018; 5(2): 359-365.
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