An Elaborative View about the Physical, Social and Cultural Barriers Faced by the Females in Sports

Saqib Khan


Many efforts have been made to encourage physical education, coupled with the benefits of physical activity and the risks of physical inactivity, but a substantial portion of young adults are not physically active and remain sedentary. This situation raises several questions; Why this trend? What are the factors that prevent people to engage in physical activity? Is it possible to change the attitude of inactive individuals toward physical activity, and if so, how? To examine whether there is any differences in perceived barriers to physical activity among male and female students. The current study also investigate the relationship between perceived barriers, self-efficacy and physical activity. To see the mediation effect of self-efficacy in the relationship between perceived barriers and participation in physical activity. The study attempts to examine the barriers to perform physical activity among the female students.


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