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Information Sciences Letters

Information Sciences Letters

Abstract

The present research aims to identify the reality of the Saudi woman’s participation in sports activities and events as well as the relevant obstacles, suggest the mechanisms that activate woman’s participation in sports and present a proposal that activates this participation. To achieve the research objectives, the author adopted the descriptive analytical method and a questionnaire was adopted as a tool. The results showed that woman’s participation in sports activities and events was poor. Moreover, the percentage of the reality was low rated (55.6%). Furthermore, the percentage of the obstacles was high rated (75.7%). All suggestions were of high agreement. The research recommends renewing, developing and diversifying sports activities to keep pace with the continuous changes and developments, promoting the quality of the goals and content of sports activities and developing them according to the desires and needs of the different age groups (i.e. children, teenagers and the elderly).

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