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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part F

Prevalence of indecent behaviour of male spectators in sports


Author(s): Veena Rani and GS Brar

Abstract: Present study aimed to investigate the prevalence of sexual harassment in sports. Forty (N=40) national and international and national level female athletes were selected as subjects for the study. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 28 years. Sexual harassment was determined by using the subscale-3 (perception of indecent behaviour from male athletes) of Socio-psychological and Sexual Constraints Questionnaire for female athletes-2016 (SPSCQ-2016 by Brar and Rani). The scale has ten statements based on the verbal and non verbal misconducts as experienced by the female players from male spectators. Sexual harassment was identified by perception and experiences of female athletes. It was evaluated that verbal as well as non-verbal conducts with sexual innuendo was experienced by majority of the respondents

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How to cite this article:
Veena Rani, GS Brar. Prevalence of indecent behaviour of male spectators in sports. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(3):306-307.
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