International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences Vol. 12(1), pp. 183 - 200
DOI: 10.13189/saj.2024.120120
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The Role of Recreational Sport Activities in Improving the Quality of Life for University Students


Mustafa Issa Ali Al Ahmed *
Department of Physical Education, College of Education, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

ABSTRACT

Students' nice of existence is positively impacted by way of recreational sports activities. Participating in sports can keep students faraway from awful sports and beautify their preferred first-class of life. The aim of the study was to determine how recreational sports affected the scholars' quality of life for the 2022–2023 academic year, and a survey was done on 1384 male and girl college students in theoretical and realistic schools at King Faisal University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on their participation or non-participation in recreational sports activities. The researcher followed a descriptive approach. The outcomes of the study confirmed that individuals who participated in amusement sports had higher quality of lifestyles ratings than folks who did it. According to the variables (gender, social stage, and exercise years) (P < 0.05). There are stonable and significant differences inside the exceptional of existence evaluation amongst university students who participate in leisure activities as compared to individuals who do not. The study highlights the vital significance of university officers in providing steerage and help to students, with a focus on their holistic development encompassing bodily, mental, and social elements. Such a comprehensive method is integral in nurturing students who are ready to make meaningful contributions to societal progress and improvement. It emphasizes the pivotal position of universities in now not only providing educational knowledge but additionally in fostering the general properly-being in their college students, thereby preparing them to turn out to be well-rounded and socially engaged people. The study encouraged to teach students approximately the significance of collaborating in recreational sports activities through lectures, workshops, and seminars. Lastly, the study additionally gives perception into barriers and future directions.

KEYWORDS
Leisure Time, Quality of Life, Sport Activities, Physical Activity

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Mustafa Issa Ali Al Ahmed , "The Role of Recreational Sport Activities in Improving the Quality of Life for University Students," International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 183 - 200, 2024. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2024.120120.

(b). APA Format:
Mustafa Issa Ali Al Ahmed (2024). The Role of Recreational Sport Activities in Improving the Quality of Life for University Students. International Journal of Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 12(1), 183 - 200. DOI: 10.13189/saj.2024.120120.