INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME.

ABSTRACT

This study investigated the University of Ilorin students knowledge and participation in aerobic fitness programmes which was carried out in the University of Ilorin. Survey research design was used while eight (8) faculties were purposely sampled. One hundred and fifty (150) respondents were randomly selected from the student of University of Ilorin in each faculty. The instrument used was questionnaire for data collection. The frequency count sample percentage and chi-square (x2) at 0.05 level of significance were used for data analysis. It was found that University of Ilorin students have adequate knowledge of aerobic fitness and significantly participate in aerobic exercise. Furthermore, significant difference was found among faculties in the level of knowledge and participation in the aerobic fitness programme. Therefore, this study recommend, that the school authority should encourage students to participate more in aerobic exercise and also provide adequate sport equipments and facilities which will increase the interest of student to participate more in aerobic exercise and which will in turn enhance the fitness and health of the students to withstand academic stress and sedentary life diseases. 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Title Pagei

Certification ii

Dedicationiii

Acknowledgementiv

Table of Contentsvi

Abstractviii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study1

Statement of the Problem4

Purpose of the Study4

Research Questions5

Research Hypotheses5

Significance of the Study5

Scope and Delimitation of the Study6

Operational Definition of Terms7

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Meaning and Significance of Aerobic Fitness8

Meaning of Aerobic Exercise12

Types of Aerobic Exercise13

Component of Aerobic Fitness and Impact of Aerobic Exercise   15

Variation of Exercise with Difference Intensity of Component 

of Aerobic Fitness20

General Benefits of Aerobic Fitness23

Why we need to know more about aerobic fitness        24

Tips for bringing aerobics safely into your daily life25

Aerobic fitness testing27

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Design29

Population Sample30

Sample and Sampling Technique30

Research Instrument31

Procedure for Data Collection32

Validity of the Instrument 32

Data Analysis Techniques 33

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS         34

Summary of Findings42

Discussion of Results42

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION 

Summary47

Conclusion47

Recommendation48

Suggestions for Further Studies49

References50

Appendix 53



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APA

Agbegbin, A. (2018). INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/investigation-of-university-of-ilorin-students-knowledge-and-participation-in-aerobic-fitness-programme

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Agbegbin, Adeniyi "INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME." Afribary. Afribary, 26 Apr. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/investigation-of-university-of-ilorin-students-knowledge-and-participation-in-aerobic-fitness-programme. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Agbegbin, Adeniyi . "INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME.". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Apr. 2018. Web. 19 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/investigation-of-university-of-ilorin-students-knowledge-and-participation-in-aerobic-fitness-programme >.

Chicago

Agbegbin, Adeniyi . "INVESTIGATION OF UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION IN AEROBIC FITNESS PROGRAMME." Afribary (2018). Accessed July 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/investigation-of-university-of-ilorin-students-knowledge-and-participation-in-aerobic-fitness-programme