Confirmatory Factors Analysis of Sport Management Factors Affecting Exercise and Playing Sports on Adolescent in Bangkok
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The study aimed to study the confirmation of factors in sport management affecting exercise and sport participants of the adolescents in Bangkok. The sample group consisted of 1,000 adolescents exercising and playing sports at the Youth Sport Center. The research instruments were comprised of a questionnaire developing the sport factors which were sport management resource factors, PDCA cycle factors, and environmental factors. The results of the development of sports management factors were analyzed for confirmatory factor analysis with LISREL program. The relationships of sports management factors affecting exercise and sports participation among adolescents in Bangkok.
The research results showed that the development of three sports management factors affecting exercise and sport participation of adolescents in Bangkok were consistent with the empirical data with the statistical significance at the level of 0.05. In the model of environmental factors affecting exercise and sport participation of adolescents in Bangkok, the weights of the variables namely policy and politics, economy, society and culture and technology were observed. It was found that social and cultural variable highly affected the exercise and sport participation of the adolescents in Bangkok with the highest component weight.
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