Author(s): Mahadeva Rao US, Sonia Ellomalay, Priyashini Lourdsamy, Jiveswaran Sivachandran, Naresh Bhaskar Raj

Email(s): raousm@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00685.6   

Address: Mahadeva Rao US1*, Sonia Ellomalay2, Priyashini Lourdsamy2, Jiveswaran Sivachandran2, Naresh Bhaskar Raj3
1Professor, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Medical Students (MBBS Degree Program), Faculty of Medicine, UniSZA, 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
3School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, UniSZA, 21300, Terengganu, Malaysia.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2018


ABSTRACT:
An endeavor has been made to study the effect of sports activity on academic performance among medical school students as respondents. Doing sports isn’t just a leisure time activity alone. It does affect the students in many ways including academic performance. Playing a sport requires a lot of time and energy.The study design used for this research is cross-sectional based observational study design. The number of elements for the target population is 120 from faculty of medicine, UniSZA. The questionnaire will be distributed to the medical students of UniSZA that has been evaluated in the interview.From the findings of socio-demographic characteristics, sports participation, academic performance, and the association between academic performance with gender; time spent doing sports; overall period of involvement in sports; athletic statusamong Medical Students in UniSZA, it has been postulated that there is a valid association between athletics and academics.


Cite this article:
Mahadeva Rao US, Sonia Ellomalay, Priyashini Lourdsamy, Jiveswaran Sivachandran, Naresh Bhaskar Raj. Relationship between Sports Participation and Academic Performance among Medical Students of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(8): 3737-3742. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00685.6

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Mahadeva Rao US, Sonia Ellomalay, Priyashini Lourdsamy, Jiveswaran Sivachandran, Naresh Bhaskar Raj. Relationship between Sports Participation and Academic Performance among Medical Students of Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(8): 3737-3742. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00685.6   Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2018-11-8-90


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