International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physical Education | India | Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014


The Cause of Child Play of Different Age Group in West Bengal

Adityanarayan Adak


Abstract: In this investigation the researcher was tried to find out the actual cause or causes of playing and discover a new dimension of play theory. Total two hundred and seventy (270) children (male subjects) were randomly selected from West Bengal. The researcher was finally identified three groups according to their age i. e.10-14 years age group, 14-18 years age group and 18-22 years age group. The researcher was self-constructed a single multiple type question with different five options i. e. Why do you play Options > (A) For recreation. (B) For health development. (C) To make a good player. (D) Influence by others and (E) For professional development. The subject are individually solved this question. One individual subject was select only one reason from the five options confidentially. The number of children who play for recreation gradually decreases with the increase of their age. Children play for developed their health this reason of play developed up to 18 years of age, after 18 years the percentage of children decreased who play for this reason. A good number of children play for make a good player up to 14 years of age; These numbers moderately decrease up to 18 years age and after 18 years of age this number slightly decrease with the increase of their age. A minimum number of children influence by others to play in all age groups. The number and percentage of boys who play for professional development or getting job, these number and percentage highly increase with the increase of their age from 10 to 22 years.


Keywords: play theory, children, recreation, health development, good player, Influence by others, professional development


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 11, November 2014,


Pages: 2962 - 2964


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