Psycho-demographic factors as predictors of sports leisure activities among students of Olabisi Onabanjo University

  • Adewale Olugbemiga Adeleye
  • Samuel Adesina Okueso
  • Adekunle Adelaja Abdul
  • Adeola Hannah Balogun

Abstract

This study aimed to discuss psycho-demographic factors as predictors of sports leisure activities among selected students of Olabisi
Onabanjo University. A descriptive survey research design of a correlational type was used for the study. The sample included 262 students
from various faculties. Self-structured research instruments PFALQ: r=0.71 and DVILQ: r=0.76 were used for data collection. The data
were analyzed using multiple regression. The result reveals a significant joint contribution of the independent variables on sports leisure
activities. The result also shows the relative contribution of independent variables (motivation, self-esteem, personality, age, gender and
religion) to the dependent variable (involvement in sports leisure activities. The findings revealed that was a joint contribution of psychodemographic
status to leisure activities among selected students of Olabisi Onabanjo University. It was recommended that students
should be informed of the benefits of participation in leisure activities.

Published
21-11-2022
How to Cite
Adeleye, A., Okueso, S., Abdul, A., & Balogun, A. (2022). Psycho-demographic factors as predictors of sports leisure activities among students of Olabisi Onabanjo University. Journal of Education in Black Sea Region, 8(1), 14-22. https://doi.org/10.31578/jebs.v8i1.273