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Status of gender equity in competitive sports in Uganda
(Department of sport science Kyambogo University, 2013)
The purpose of this study was to find out whether there was gender equity in competitive sports in Uganda. A cross sectional survey was conducted whereby a total of 350 respondents from 10 sports federations in Uganda ...
Integration of Traditional Games of the African Indigenous Communities in Contemporary Sports Management Programs as a Sports Tourism Strategy
(African Sport Management Association, 2013)
Popularization of Physical Education and Sports in Kenya's Schools
(Kenya Association of Educational Administration and Management (KAEAM), 2007)
More than three quarters of the population of Kenyan Youth spent most of their early life, up to teenage, attending school. Consequently, the school shoulders the noble responsibility of nurturing, positively influencing ...
Resuscitation of Indigenous Games of Africa: Why and How the East African Universities Games Federation Must Take the Lead
(Kenyatta University, 2010)
Since early 1980s there has been an increasing awareness on the continued marginalization and cultural hegemony of the indigenous African games and sports by the so called 'modern games' brought to Africa' from Asia, ...
Children's involvement in informal play activities in Kenya: a case of Kiambu east and Kiambu west districts
(Kenyatta University, 2010)
This study was prompted by the outcry on decline of children's involvement in informal play, which is crucial for holistic development. In Kenya, studies on play have mainly focused on formal play and the area of informal ...
The Relevance of Physical Education and Sports in the Achievement of Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) in East Africa Region
(Makerere University, 2008)
In year 2000, 192 countries which are UN member states approved the eight (8) UN millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Four of these MDGs are extreme poverty eradication, diseases eradication, promotion of gender equality ...
Traditional games and dances of Mount Kenya region culture - educational appraisal
(Kenyatta University, 1997)
At the level of the traditional culture, physical education activities including games and dances had a collective, pro-life, functional inclination. Among the people of the Mount Kenya region in central Kenya, these ...
Effects of a 10 weeks aerobic dance exercise programme in managing overweight and obesity in primary school children aged 10-15 years
This paper is based on the findings of a study that was conducted in 2007. The objective of the study was to establish the effects of aerobic dance exercises on overweight an d obesity among primary school children. A ...