Knowledge and awareness about the male and female college students spending their leisure time
Keywords:Leisure time, sports, girls and boys
Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is time spent away from business, work , domestic chores, education as well as necessary activities such as eating and sleeping. As both females and males have different opinions on spending their leisure time. The aim of the study is to create awareness and knowledge about the activities done during leisure time by males and females.A questionnaire was prepared and administered to 100 participants through survey monkey – an online survey. The study participants included the age group of 17 -25. Before the start of study, a detailed explanation of the study was shared with the participants. Once the participants were completed the survey, data was collected. Leisure time is spent differently by girls and boys. From this survey, the common leisure activity done by boys was getting involved in sports. The common leisure activity done by girls was getting involved in social media. Even males accept that females use their leisure time more productively. Mostly all students are aware
that leisure time can help to maintain physical, mental health by acting as a buffer to stress. Based on this survey, both boys and girls use their leisure time based on their will. Both boys and girls spend their free time in sports but boys are more involved in physical activities than girls.