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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 3)
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Male Adolescents Sports Activities

Ali Khalifa Al-Shamli
Corresponding Author:  Ali Khalifa Al-Shamli 

Key words:  Omani sports, physical activity, sedentary activities, sport activities, , ,
Vol. 3 , (3): 224-228
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2011 February, 20 2011 March, 21 2011 May, 25

A descriptive study of a 242 male adolescents was undertaken using survey results to investigate the number and kind of sport activities, and number of hour's sedentary activities. Adolescents spent an average of 21.10 4.23 h/wk engaged in sedentary activities, 95% of them participate in sports activities. They reported that 78.2% participated in their sport activities in public areas, 13.6% at home while a few respondents reported to participate in their sport activities at clubs (5.4%). The study recommends organizing various sport programmes after school hours so as to take maximum advantage of schools facilities and a concerted effort should be made by all parents, teachers, school administrators and the community to improve the general physical fitness of students on the whole.
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Ali Khalifa Al-Shamli, 2011. Male Adolescents Sports Activities.  Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 3(3): 224-228.
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