Theses and Dissertations - UTB/UTPA
Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Dr. Paul Villas
Dr. Lin Wang
Dr. Jung-II Oh
This study seeks to identity barriers that influenced middle school students from engaging in daily physical activity at least 60 minutes outside of their physical education classes in the Rio Grande Valley. Statistical significance of the study will be determined at the 95% level of confidence. The researcher offers the null hypothesis of no difference between the doers and non-doers The participants of this study were 79 middle school students ages 12-15. The participants were given an open-ended questionnaire. Cross tabulation analyses was conducted to determine difference using the Mann-Whitney U Test. Data from the research questions was analyzed by a qualitative process.
University of Texas-Pan American
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