Mgbakoigba: Journal of African Studies

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Professional ethics and sports administration practice in Nigeria: challenges and strategies

Leonard E. Ananomo


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The ultimate goal of professional ethics in sports administration practice is to establish behavioral standards that will serve as guide to practicing physical educators in their dealing with students and to create a positive image to the government and members of the public. Therefore, this paper discusses professional ethics and physical education practice in Nigeria focusing on the challenges and strategies. The paper describes professional ethics, physical education practice in Nigeria and strategies to entrench acceptable standards in practice of physical education in Nigeria. It concludes that professional ethics should be integrated into the operations of practicing physical education. It recommends, among others, that physical educators should always keep to their prescribed code of conduct in the training profession. The paper also recommends that defaulters who are guilty of professional misconduct be sanctioned appropriately.

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