Motives for enrollment in sports activities of students from pedagogic faculties from Bulgaria and Macedonia

Ilieva, Iskra and Popeska, Biljana and Ignatov, Georgi and Sivevska, Despina (2017) Motives for enrollment in sports activities of students from pedagogic faculties from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Nautical and management science, 20 (2). pp. 35-39. ISSN 2392-8956


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Sport activity can not exist for itself. It is always accompanied by certain motives - personal and social significance. Structural psychological standpoint between them there is no significant difference as they arise in the process of social development of society. The strength of their impact depends on the degree of awareness of the purpose of the students. The motives arise on the basis of needs and interests and are the driving force of human actions and activities. Leisure time students is important to be organized and recovered as intellectual self and the formation of a healthy lifestyle in order hardening and mental unloading. This is especially important for the students of Teaching faculties as future teachers and educators. Our attention in this paper was directed toward the identification of activities that could full fill the leisure time of students at the Teaching Faculties in Universities Ruse, Sofia (Bulgaria) and Stip (Republic of Macedonia). The purpose of this paper is to identify and compare what motives of sports leisure activity guide the students in these faculties in different countries. The research was realized on a total sample of 408 students, particularly 114 students at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Education, University "Angel Kanchev" in Ruse, 166 students at The Faculty for preschool and primary school education at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Bulgaria, and 128 students at the Faculty of Educational Sciences at University "Goce Delcev" in Stip, Republic of Macedonia.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Science
Depositing User: Biljana Popeska
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2017 12:30
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2017 12:30

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