Utilization of sports facilities in public and private sector schools of Rajasthan: A comparative exploration between students and teachers’ viewpoint
Author(s): Dr. Sandeep Singh
Abstract: Physical Education and Sports going through an evolutionary process in India, Various Sports schemes were initiated by Government of India since inception. This study efforts to assess the students and teachers perception towards Utilization of sports facilities parameters i.e. sports Equipments, Sports Infrastructure, Sports Personnel’s, Sports Events organization and participation in both Public and Private Schools of Rajasthan. Study focuses on comparison between student and teachers perception towards sports facilities provided in Public and private Schools of Rajasthan in terms of utilization of various Sports facilities parameters in relation to frequency of use, Quality and level of satisfaction of beneficiaries towards one or other available sports facilities rather than just analysing availability or non-availability of available resources. A total of 616 subjects from 56 Government and Private Schools of Rajasthan (28 Government schools 28 Private Schools 10 students and one physical education teacher from each school) were selected for the study. Data was collected with the help of a self-made questionnaire. The data was analyzed using Mann-whitney U test for assessing the difference between the means of Students and Teachers of Public and Private schools of Rajasthan. Study reveals that there are no significant differences between Students and Teachers perception towards sports facilities in Public sector schools for all the selected variables but in Private sector schools of Rajasthan Perception students and teachers shows significant differences in relation to Frequency of Use (0.36) of selected Sports Facilities variable. For other selected variables, no significant differences between Students and Teachers perception towards sports facilities is found.
Dr. Sandeep Singh. Utilization of sports facilities in public and private sector schools of Rajasthan: A comparative exploration between students and teachers’ viewpoint. J Sports Sci Nutr 2021;2(1):124-127.