publication . Article . 2015

SPORTS WATCHING CULTURE AMONG MALAYSIANS

Gunathevan Elumalai; Mohd Salleh Aman; Cassendra Gilbert; Muhammad Mat Yusof; Ahmad Tajuddin Othman; Lim Khong Chiu; Mohd Sofian Omar Fauzee; Hamdan Mohd Ali;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: International Journal of Physiotherapy, volume 2, issue 6 (issn: 2349-5987, eissn: 2348-8336, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IJPHY
Abstract
Background: Ardent sports watching will lead an individual to engage in sports and recreational activities continuously, while it also creates a sports culture among Malaysians. Sports watching culture is actually an intellectual activity. It is capable of evaluating behaviour, moral values and the level of appreciation of every spectator. Methods: This survey was conducted to identify the sports viewing culture among Malaysians. A cluster sampling method was used to select 6000 respondents from 30 million Malaysian population. Respondents were selected from urban (50%) and rural areas (50%). Ethnically 56% were Malays, Sarawak and Sabah natives were 11%, Chines...
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free text keywords: sports, sports watching, culture, recreational activities and behaviour changes, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920, Socioeconomics, Sports activity, Medicine, business.industry, business, Supporter, Cluster sampling, Recreation, Rural area, Ethnic group, Age categories, Malaysian population
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