Official Journal of Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University Coimbatore
Vol. 10 No. 4 (2019): Volume 10, Issue 4, Year 2019
Articles

Study on Factors Motivating Exercise Participation and Psychomotor Between the Students of Professional and Humanities

Ramesh Pandian B
Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University
Rajeswaran S.T.N
Professor, Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University

Published 2019-12-30

Keywords

  • Stress Management,
  • Revitalization,
  • Enjoyment,
  • Challenge and Social Recognition

How to Cite

B, R. P., & S.T.N, R. (2019). Study on Factors Motivating Exercise Participation and Psychomotor Between the Students of Professional and Humanities. Bharathiar National Journal of Physical Education and Exercise Science (ISSN:0976-3678) E-ISSN Applied (International Peer-Reviewed Journal), 10(4), 19–21. Retrieved from https://budpejournal.com/index.php/bnjpees/article/view/44

Abstract

To achieve the purpose of the students of professional and humanities, The purpose of study was study on motor ability, life style, and motivational exercise participation and psychomotor between the students of professional and humanities. To achieve the purpose of the professional and arts college students, (n=50) were randomly selected from various places in Coimbatore district. Their age ranged from 18 to25years. The motivational aspects were measured with sub- scale retrieved from the revised Exercise Motivations Inventory (EMI-2; Mark Land and Ingle Dew, 1997; Pereira, 2006). The collected data were statistically analysed by “F” test to find out the Conclusion is that data indicate age-dependent motivational factors for exercise engagement that may hold important implications for exercise adherence and engagement strategies. Louw et.al., (2012) examined the exercise motivation and barriers among men and women of different age groups. In testing the mean difference of motivational aspects of exercise psychomotor between the students of professional and humanities, social recognition was statistically significant between the students of professional and humanities. Other aspects namely stress management, revitalization, enjoyment and challenge was statistically not significant among the students of professional and humanities.

References

  1. Akila, S, Effect of transcendental meditation on occupational stress of private school teachers, International Journal of Adapted Physical Education and Yoga, 1(9) (2016) 22-30.
  2. Cohen-Mansfield et al., (2003), Motivators and Barriers to Exercise in an Older Community-Dwelling Population, Journal of Ageing & Physical Activity; April 2003, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Page 242.
  3. Louw, A. J et al., (2012), Exercise Motivation and Barriers among Men and Women of different age groups, African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dan; December 2012, Vol. 18, Issue 4, Page 759.
  4. Mark Land and Ingle Dew, (1997), The Measurement of Exercise Motives: Factorial Validity and Invariance Across Gender of a Revised Exercise Motivations Inventory. British Journal of Health Psychology, 2, 361-376.
  5. Quandary et al., (2011), Exercise Engagement is Differentially Motivated by Age-Dependent Factors, Journal of Health Behaviour.