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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part D

Physical activity motivation of adolescents: A public health education monitoring & evaluation investigation


Author(s): Samuel Joseph Bebeley, Mariama Eva Foday and Messie Susan Baio

Abstract: Introduction: The purpose of youth exercise is a strategy for natural and all-encompassing, physical, social and emotional well-being, thereby supporting the simplicity of the daily activities of apprentices without unnecessary fatigue. This study aims to capture a balanced goal of youth exercise motivation: a study to monitor and evaluate public health education in South Sierra Leone, on the reality of maintaining a strong and resilient environment for changing long-term and living offspring, adolescents, and adults.
Methodology: Motivations for Revised Physical Activity Questionnaires (R-MPAQ) was the conventional search expedient. The variable quantity was investigated using a package called SPSS version 23, with a mean cross-sectional average 15.0±3.0, a one hundred percent reply rate and participants equal to two hundred and four (204), extending from years 12-to-18, using a random sample model of selection.
Findings: According to discoveries, paybacks of exercise motivation by adolescents as monitored and evaluated under: School, Bo School recorded highest mean and standard deviation values (7.35±1.889) for appearance motivation. Sexuality, Male sexuality (7.24±1.007) recorded highest mean value with standard deviation for competence motivation. Age Range in years 15-to-18 age range recorded highest mean and standard deviation values (7.38±1.024) for enjoyment motivation with significant <0.001 and 0.194 respectively.
Conclusion & Recommendation: exercise motivation of teens was captured around selected schools, sexuality (males & females) and age range in years (12-to-18). Bo School recorded highest for appearance motivation as a key reason for exercise, male sexuality was in majority for appearance motivation for exercise and age in years 15-to-18 however favoured enjoyment motivation for exercise. In recommendation, that young adults, youths and teens exercise motivation be looked at as an intentional participation with intrinsic motivation because of the mental and social health benefits and not because of extrinsic motivation for exercise.


DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i6d.2318

Pages: 203-207  |  89 Views  4 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Samuel Joseph Bebeley, Mariama Eva Foday, Messie Susan Baio. Physical activity motivation of adolescents: A public health education monitoring & evaluation investigation. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(6):203-207. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2021.v8.i6d.2318
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