Sports and Counselling: Tools for Social Mobilisation in HIV/AIDS

By Akolade Olubunmi Lapite and Victor A Ogunleye.

Published by The Learner Collection

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HIV/AIDS has become a real disaster that is ravaging human lives around the globe. The realization of the fact that sports and counseling are some of the greatest avenues to reach out to a large population of people that make it an important instrument for mobilization of Nigerian youth against the spread or HIV/AIDS. Also, various social mobilization strategies and techniques are discussed in relation to sports and counselling which were focused on the control of HIV/AIDS. In this paper, the preponderance of HIV/AIDS was examined in sport participation using counseling as social technique. The vulnerability to HIV/AIDS infection comprises physical, biological, social, cultural, psychological and economical factors were discussed.

Keywords: Hiv/Aids, Sports, Counselling and Social Mobilization

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 15, Issue 11, pp.171-176. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 524.389KB).

Akolade Olubunmi Lapite

Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos, Nigeria

I lecture at the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Lagos Nigeria. I have M.Ed in Counselling Psychlogy and Master in Personnel Psychology. Currently, a Doctoral student in Counselling Psychology at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria.

Victor A Ogunleye

Department of Human Kinetics & Health Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria


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