Study of Sleep Behaviour of Adolescent Athletes Sports School Malaysia Sabah

  • Hafizah Abd Rahim Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Mohd Khairi Zawi Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
Keywords: ASBQ, Sleep behavior, Performance


Many athletes do not realize that sleep is one of the necessary elements in their daily routine as athletes. For this reason, most athletes often neglect and do not practice good sleep behaviors in helping athletes to get quality sleep. This study was conducted to identify the sleep behavior of SSMS athletes and look at the differences in the sleep behavior of athletes based on age and also the level of athlete involvement and performance in sports.  A total of 152 respondents were involved in this study. This study used the Athlete Sleep Behavior Questionnaire (ASBQ) which is a survey specifically designed to survey and evaluate the sleep behavioral characteristics of athletes. Significant difference F (2, 149) = 6.148, p = .003. Tukey HSD showed a significant mean score difference between the group of 13 to 15 years (M = 2.07, SP = 0.489) and the group of 18 years and above (M = 2.39, SP = 0.382) with a p value of .002.


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How to Cite
Abd Rahim, H. and Zawi, M. K. (2022) “Study of Sleep Behaviour of Adolescent Athletes Sports School Malaysia Sabah”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 7(3), p. e001382. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v7i3.1382.