Volume 4, Issue 4, July 2016, Page: 61-68
Assessing Towards the Perception of Physical Activities of People in Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases in the Case of Debre Berhan and Showa Robit Towns
Arefayne Mesfen, Department of Sport Science, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Abiot Kassaw, Department of Sport Science, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Belay Lema, Department of Sport Science, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Birhanu Anjte, Department of Sport Science, College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Debre Birhan University, Debre Birhan, Ethiopia
Received: Nov. 11, 2015;       Accepted: Nov. 25, 2015;       Published: Jun. 7, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajss.20160404.11      View  3196      Downloads  82
Abstract
This study atte mpted to assess the habits and awareness of people towards physical exercise, its challenges and opportunities in the process of preventing selected NCDs. To conduct this, the researchers delimited to Debre Berhan and Showa Robit towns in different respective population groups and offices. The total sample sizes were 3200 and a minimum of 900 sample respondents were taken by 10% rule among this 743 for questionnaire and 157 for interview respondents. Each office has been selected by stratified sampling based on purposively expected availability of information and participants categorized according to their demographic placement such as sex, age, education and habit of involvement then followed by simple random sampling techniques. The data collection tools employed questionnaires, interview with focus group discussion and document were analyzed in triangulation manner. The reason why the researchers chooses these methods to get valuable and reliable data for numerous barriers of physical exercise, prevention disease (NCDs) in the case of Debre Birhan and Showa Robit town. Then the questionnaires were administered and the data was collected, tailored, analyzed and logical conclusion and recommendation was reported.
Keywords
Perception, Physical Exercise, Non-communicable Diseases
To cite this article
Arefayne Mesfen, Abiot Kassaw, Belay Lema, Birhanu Anjte, Assessing Towards the Perception of Physical Activities of People in Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases in the Case of Debre Berhan and Showa Robit Towns, American Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2016, pp. 61-68. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20160404.11
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