"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2018, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part A
Social interactional effect of participation in different sports by inmates of ILESA prison in OSUN State of NigeriaAuthor(s):
Ayobami Honestus Obadiora and Adebayo Joseph ObadioraAbstract:
Social interaction is limited during imprisonment. Social exclusion hinders inmates’ social reintegration after release. It is widely believed that the impact of sports on social outcomes-
cohesion and inclusion is greater than the limited evidence base suggests. The study employed experimental pretest-
posttest control research design. This study was carried out over a 10 week period at the Ilesa prison in Osun State, Nigerian. 140 inmates were selected for the study. The respondents were grouped into four sports-
athletics, badminton, table-
tennis and volleyball. The social wellbeing domain aspect of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Scale (WHOQOL-
BREF) was used for the study. The data collected were analysed with descriptive and inferential statistics. The study showed that there is a correlation between participation in athletics (r=0.272), badminton (r=.163), table tennis (r=.373) and volley ball (r=.248) which is significant at (P
<.05). It was concluded that there is a social interactional effect of participation in different types of sport by inmates of Ilesa prison in NigeriaPages: 30-34 | 680 Views 15 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Ayobami Honestus Obadiora, Adebayo Joseph Obadiora. Social interactional effect of participation in different sports by inmates of ILESA prison in OSUN State of Nigeria. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(3):30-34.