The Level of Sport Culture among the Students of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University

Ibrahim atallah Al- jaafreh

Abstract


This study aimed at identifying the level of sports culture among the students of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University in Jordan in the light of the study’s variables (gender, college). To achieve the study’s objectives, the researcher used the descriptive approach for its suitability to this type of studies. A questionnaire has been used as a tool to collect data and to measure the level of sports culture among the students of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University. The questionnaire has been divided into four domains (the cognitive domain, health domain, social domain, and the psychological domain). The study’s population composed of the first, second, and third-year-students (3850) male and female students. A random sample has been chosen, made of (214) male and female students. The appropriate statistical measures have been used to analyze the results. The results showed that sports culture among the students of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University was of high level in the health and social domains at (a=0.05), they also showed that sports culture was of medium level in the cognitive and psychological domains at (a=0.05). The results demonstrated as well that there are no statistically significant differences at (a=0.05) for the variables of gender and college. The researcher recommended the need to encourage students to practice sports and the importance of the provision of stadiums and sports facilities at the university as well as the allocation of places for females to practice sports activities at the university. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijld.v9i1.13739

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