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A Comparative Study of Difference In Enjoyment Between Children Engaged In Water and Land Based Activity |

Manoj Sahu, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The aim of the study was to investigate the enjoyment andengagement in physical activity, of children participating in summer coachingcamp programme of LNUPE, Gwalior.The participants of the study were 154 children, aged between 13 to 16. Out ofthem 74 were from water based activity and 80 of them were from land basedactivity. Physical activity engagement, enjoyment were assessed by self-reportquestionnaires. T-tests revealed that the children who were engaged in landbased activity enjoyed less (93.11 + 22.04) than the children those whowere engage in water based activity (106.41 + 11.00). The resultsindicated that children who were engaged in water based activity involvedmaximum enjoyment. Children who were engaged in land based activity enjoy lessin comparison to the children who were engaged in water based activity.