Factors Influencing Female Teacher-Trainees’ Non Participation In Physical Activity And Sports In Colleges Of Education In Ashanti Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT

The main purpose of this study was to examine the factors influencing female teacher-trainees’ non-participation in physical activity and sports in Colleges of Education in Ashanti Region of Ghana. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. A sample size of 351 was selected from a population of 2,911 and simple random sampling technique was used to select participants for the study. Questionnaire was the main instrument used for data collection. Descriptive statistics (Frequency, percentages, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (multiple regressions) were used in analyzing and discussing the result. The study revealed that female teachertrainees’ have a strong negative attitude (M=2.78, SD=1.43) towards participation in the physical activities and sports. Female teacher-trainees’ have low participation in Physical Activity (78%). Religion (59.8%), misconception (98.8%), social role (98.8%), facilities and equipment (60.1%), sport skills foundation (99.1%), Motivation (96.6%) and academic loads (98.6%) are significant factors influencing female teacher-trainees’ nonparticipation in physical activities and sport in the Colleges of Education in the Ashanti Region, Ghana. It is recommended that after school games and activities should be made fun and the games should not be male dominated. Student must be educated on the importance of physical activity and sports. 

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NKRUMAH, A (2021). Factors Influencing Female Teacher-Trainees’ Non Participation In Physical Activity And Sports In Colleges Of Education In Ashanti Region Of Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-female-teacher-trainees-non-participation-in-physical-activity-and-sports-in-colleges-of-education-in-ashanti-region-of-ghana

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NKRUMAH, ABENA "Factors Influencing Female Teacher-Trainees’ Non Participation In Physical Activity And Sports In Colleges Of Education In Ashanti Region Of Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-female-teacher-trainees-non-participation-in-physical-activity-and-sports-in-colleges-of-education-in-ashanti-region-of-ghana. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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NKRUMAH, ABENA . "Factors Influencing Female Teacher-Trainees’ Non Participation In Physical Activity And Sports In Colleges Of Education In Ashanti Region Of Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Apr. 2021. Web. 23 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-female-teacher-trainees-non-participation-in-physical-activity-and-sports-in-colleges-of-education-in-ashanti-region-of-ghana >.

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NKRUMAH, ABENA . "Factors Influencing Female Teacher-Trainees’ Non Participation In Physical Activity And Sports In Colleges Of Education In Ashanti Region Of Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-female-teacher-trainees-non-participation-in-physical-activity-and-sports-in-colleges-of-education-in-ashanti-region-of-ghana