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Title: Title;-The Role of Physical Education and Sport to Reduce HIV/AIDS in Case of Some Selected High Schools of Addis Ababa Nifas Silk Lafto Sub-City Adiministration
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Dr. Tesfaye Asgedom
Abebe, Deressa
Issue Date: Aug-2005
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The main purpose of this study was to find out the role of physical education and sport to reduce HIV/AIDS. Accordingly, attempts have been made to assess the role of physical education, factors contributing the spread of HIV/AIDS, benefits of regular exercise and also the role of sport to reduce HIV/AIDS in Addis Ababa Nifas Silk Lafto Sub-City Administration in case of some selected high schools. 65 teachers 150 students and 3 principals, 3 sport club leaders, 3 HIV/AIDS club leaders were the respondents of the study. These samples were selected from Lafto secondary school, Ginbot 20 secondary school and Lake Hadge secondary school. Available purposeful and stratified random samplings were used in selecting the respondents. The instruments used for collecting the data were questionnaires, interviews and observation. Analysis of the data was made using quantitative or percentage method. Result of the study showed that physical education and sport plays great role in the schools to improve and develop health, To develop mental ability, To achieve academic performance, To develop social relationship, To develop emotional, feeling attitude and spiritual, To help appropriate using of leisure time, To help behavioral change, To save from bad habits( chewing khat, alcohol, smoking and unsafe sex that contribute the spread of HIV/AIDS, To live quality life style, Helps to educate about transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS and develop economy. Finally, regular physical activity helps to ;- Maintains or builds muscle mass and decreases fat, helping to maintain a healthy body weight, Reduces cholesterol and triglyceride levels (less risk of heart disease), Increases energy, Regulates bowel function, Strengthens bones (less risk of osteoporosis), Improves blood circulation, Increases lung capacity, Helps with sound, restful sleep, Lowers stress and can improve depression, Improves appetite, Reduces the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and some kinds of cancer In accordance with the findings recommendations are forwarded.
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