1st   2nd   Total  
Male Female Male Female Male Female
A) It is fun to win the game 7 15 6 3 13 18
B) Aiming for the best 4 6 1 8 5 14
C) Want to participate in the world championships and the Olympic Games. 9 5 7 9 16 14
D) To get on a scholarship 1 0 0 1 1 1
E) Make friends or to meet variety of people 1 2 6 9 7 11
F) To make people who support me happy 1 4 3 2 4 6
G) Been told by my family/coach to continue 0 0 0 0 0 0
H) Others 0 1 0 1 0 2
Total 23 33 23 33 46 66
Pre Questionnaire 1.-3) Why do you continue playing your sport?
The mean difference between boy's and girl's responses was not significant
Table 5: Their motivation for continuing to participate in the sport.