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International Journal of Multidisciplinary Trends

2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A

Women sports persons and their problems and issues


Author(s): Ashutosh Rana and Dr. Rajbir Singh

Abstract: In line with qualitative research design, the present study of female athlete was to investigate their experiences in depth with full context of sports life. After going through the theoretical work of various theories related with gender especially in feminine perspectives, the data collection tool of semi structure interview in depth was taken and administered in details with all 18 participants of various sports who were having a long and broad experience in their own individual or team games of different colleges of Delhi University. Firstly the purposes of study was decided as their experiences related with social support from family, teachers, relatives etc in social system, also their facilities in their training centers with the specific orientations with power and culture and solutions of their problems. In their versions in data collection, it was reflected in findings that it was very difficult for them to participate in sports from very beginning, even further it was difficult to continue but they resisted to the domination of male in sports system prevailing at all level and continues besides all odds. After going through such ordeals, was reflected in interview that they became persistent and tough in their struggle to continue and they reached to national and international level in their games. In response to question of solution, they demanded of legal provisions be constituted and enforced fairly and stressed their personal transformation as self reliant and self confident as they trained and learnt such lessons from sports experiences. Also found that the male in sports system should be sensitized and facilities especially women type should be provided at training centers and they preferred the female coaches at training centers as well as female administrators in sports organization for their safety and confidence.

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How to cite this article:
Ashutosh Rana, Dr. Rajbir Singh. Women sports persons and their problems and issues. Int J Multidiscip Trends 2020;2(2):62-67.
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Trends