School Environment and Sports Participation of Secondary School Students in Cross River State, Nigeria


  • Odok, E. A University of Calabar, Calabar , Nigeria
  • Eyam, D. E Cross River Universty of Technology, Calabar, Nigeria
  • Eyam, O. N University of Calabar, Nigeria


School Environment, Sports Participation, Students


The main thrust of this study was to investigate the school environment and sports participation of secondary school, students in Cross River State, Nigeria. An ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. A sample of one thousand three hundred and ninety-three (1,393) respondents was randomly selected for the study. The questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. Simple linear regression analysis was used to test the hypothesis under study. The hypothesis was tested at a 0.05 level of significance. The result of the analysis revealed that the school environment significantly influenced the sports participation of secondary school students in Cross River State, Nigeria. It was recommended, therefore, that relevant authorities should ensure that school premises are adequately provided with relevant facilities and equipment that would promote better participation in sports among students in Cross River State.


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How to Cite

Odok, E. A, Eyam, D. E, & Eyam, O. N. (2021). School Environment and Sports Participation of Secondary School Students in Cross River State, Nigeria . International Journal of Scientific and Applied Research (IJSAR), EISSN: 2583-0279, 1(4), 9–12. Retrieved from