A comparative study of leisure time motivation between on campus and off campus female residents of Panjab University, Chandigarh

Amit Chhikara, Ashish
2017 138 International Journal of Physiology   unpublished
The purpose of the study was to compare the leisure motivation of 60 Panjab University, Chandigarh female students on the basis of the accommodation they are availing. Thirty subjects were on campus residents while other thirty were off campus residents. Leisure motivation scale by Beard and Ragheb (1983) was used to assess the leisure motivation. The results shows that there was overall significant difference between on campus and off campus residents' leisure motivation at p<.05 level of
more » ... p<.05 level of significance. Four subscales were used in the scale to assess the factors responsible for leisure motivation which are intellectual, social, competency/mastery and stimulus avoidance factors. Out of these four factors, there was a significance difference in intellectual and stimulus avoidance factors between on campus and off campus residents while there was no significant difference in competency/mastery and social factors with p<.05. it can be concluded from this study that on campus residents were more motivated by intellectual and stimulus avoidance factors to perform leisure activities while the other two factors motivate them almost equally with no significant difference. The on campus residents were found to be more motivated towards leisure than off campus residents.