This study assessed sports participation in relation to academic achievement of form
four students and suggests possible ways of improving academics through sports.
The study mostly used quantitative supplemented by qualitative approach. Promoting
achievement through sport theory guided this study using the participants selected
from the five schools in Dodoma City. A total of 290 respondents from different
categories were involved in the investigation. Data were collected through interviews
guidelines, observation checklist, documentary review and questionnaire (likert
scale).On the other hand, qualitative data were analyzed using thematic analysis
while quantitative data were analyzed by statistical package for social sciences
(SPSS 16 version). The findings of the study show that the status of sports in
secondary schools was poor, there was unavailability of sport resources, poor
motivation, lack of intra and inter sports schools competitions, more boys were
participating more in sports than girls and inappropriate use of sports allocated time.
Also, it was revealed that there is association between sports participation and
academic achievement, significant difference between sports students and non-sports
students. Generally, this study recommends that the government should prepare and
buy sports equipment, train sports teachers and coaches, also utilize sports time as
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Research, SSA. "Sports Participation In Relation To Academic Achievement Of Form Four Students: A Case Of Dodoma City, Tanzania" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 13, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/sports-participation-in-relation-to-academic-achievement-of-form-four-students-a-case-of-dodoma-city-tanzania