Research Papers/Topics in Leisure And Recreation Management

Performance Of Kenyan Athletes With Physical Impairments On Classification Activity Limitation Tests For Running Events And Related Influencing Contextual Factors

Numerous benefits have been associated with participation in sports by persons with a disability. Classification in Paralympic sport is aimed at increasing participation by reducing the impact that impairment has on the outcome of competition. Eligible impairments are classified according to how much activity limitation they cause in a sport. The observed activity limitation also gives an indication of an athlete‟s level of training in that sport. In an effort towards evidence-based c...

Perceptions Of Stakeholders On The Contribution Of Selected Community-based Sport Organizations To Three Millennium Development Goals In Kenya

The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of stakeholders on the contribution of two purposively selected Community-Based Sport Organizations towards the realization of three Millennium Development Goals in Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were; to determine the perceptions of stakeholders on the contribution of these selected Community-Based Sport Organizations in Kenya towards eradication of poverty, promoting education and development of g...

Assessment Of Health Related Physical Fitness And Motor Skill Ability Of 9-11 Year Old School Children In Nairobi County, Kenya

Physical activity (PA) is recognized as an important determinant for chronic lifestyle diseases. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) PA is one of the major underlying causes of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) leading to significant global burden of death, disease and disability among children and adults. There are many factors that influence PA among school children, including physical fitness and motor skill development. Health-related physical fitness ...

Attitude And Practice Of Primary School Pupils, Teachers And Head Teachers In Physical Education In Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Physical Education provides pupils with necessary attitude, knowledge and skills so as to perform a variety of physical activities and maintain physical fitness. This study aimed at assessing the attitude (Cognitive and Affective domains) and practice of primary school pupils, teachers and head teachers in Physical Education (PE) in Kiambu County. Independent variables for the study were: teachers, pupils, private and public primary schools while the dependent variable was atti...

Assessment Of Participation Of Secondary School Female Teachers In Leisure And Recreation In Nairobi County, Kenya

The study evaluated the extent of participation in leisure and recreation by female teachers in Nairobi. The study assessed the influence of demographic characteristics;age, marital status, number of children, and level of education of the female teachers in Nairobi County on their leisure and recreation participation. It also assessed the influence of other social factors like; teaching workload, domestic chores, availability and access to facilities, cost of leisure gender discrimination, t...

Instructors’ Perceived Facilitation Efficacy In Outdoor Adventure Programs In Kenya.A Caseof Kenya School Of Adventure And Leadership

ABSTRACT Positive outcomes of outdoor adventure programs depend on the efficacy of the facilitation process. This study sought to assess outdoor instructors’ perceived facilitation efficacy in outdoor adventure programs in Kenya –case of Kenya School of Adventure and Leadership (KESAL). The objectives of the study were to establish facilitation efficacy of outdoor adventure instructors, to determine whether there were significance differences in the facilitation efficacy of the outd...

Effect Of Outdoor Experiential Education On Life Effectiveness Skills And Teamwork Among Selected Kenya Army And Administration Police In Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out whether Outdoor Experiential Education (OEE) has any beneficial effects on the overall life effectiveness and team skills of Kenya Army and Administration Police based on an 11 days outdoor programme. Life effectiveness skills are a measure of how proficient a person perceives himself or herself to be in areas necessary for success in life. OEE programmes utilize the outdoors and/or activities to accomplish goals that are recreation...