THE IMPACT OF RESIDENTIAL STATUS ON MOTIVATION AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS PHYSICAL-SPORT ACTIVITY AMONG STUDENTS 11 TO 14 YEARS

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The survey is conducted on sample of 749 subjects aged from 11 to 14 years, divided into two sub samples of 349 male respondents and 391 female respondents with the main objective to determine the impact of the motives for engaging in physical sports activity, attitude to sport , socially perceived support from friends and family of the students with different residential status. For the goals of this research the first and second sub samples are divided into two specific groups depending on living location, one that live in urban and other that live in rural environment. The motives for physical activity are valued according to the scale Behavior Regulation Exercise Questionnaire (BREQ) and Motives For Physical Activity Measure - Revised (MPAM-R), while the attitude toward the sport is valued according Kneerov inventory positions . The differences are processed in multivariant and univariant analysis of variance ( ANOVA and Mano ). Having the obtained results as basis it can be concluded that boys from middle school age living in rural areas show higher values towards internal regulator - intrinsic motivation attitude towards sports , while male respondents living in urban areas perceived greater social support from parents and friends. The girls from middle school age which are living in rural areas have a positive attitude towards sport, while the girls from the same school age living in the urban areas perceive greater social support from parents.

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