The purpose of this study is to examine the social benefits of intramural sports participation for Iranian student universities and compare the results to students at Otago University in New Zealand.
Recreational sports professionals need to promote greater institutional understanding and appreciation of the social significance of intramural sports.
The researcher used an instrument composed of two sections: social benefits of intramural sports participation and demographics.
That's the intention of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) who recently reminded public schools that students with disabilities must be provided with equal opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities, including club, intramural or interscholastic athletics.
Jennifer Portnoy, whose son participates on the Viscardi Cubbies intramural basketball team, says she is excited that he has the opportunity to play and also be part of an annual tournament.