Dr Fadoju A.O.


 

 

 

 

Andrew Olu. FADOJU

 

Academic and Professional Qualifications

N.C.E. (ACOED, Ondo), B.A. (Ed.) (Ife), M.Ed & PhD (U.I)

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Area of Specialisation

Sociology and Psychology of Sports

Office: Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.        

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Research Projects/Activities 

In progress:

  1. A Comparative Study of Secondary School Teachers and Students’ Ranking of Career Opportunities in Physical Education.
  2. Enhancing Objectivity in the Assessment of Practical Concepts in Physical    Education.
  3. Incidence and Consequences of ‘False entry’ in Nigeria Higher Institution Games.
  4. Effects of Two Modes of Skill Acquisition on Accuracy Performance of Penalty Kick among In-school Male Adolescents in Ibadan Municipality after an 8-week Skill Practice

Completed:

  1. The Role of Coaches and Sports Psychologists in the Management of    Staleness and Burnout among University Athletes.
  2. Dynamogenic Factors in the Execution of the Lay-up Shot in Basketball by Selected Secondary School Boys in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State.
  3. Inhibitors to Gymnastics Participation among Adolescents in Oyo State Secondary Schools in Ibadan Municipality of Nigeria.
  4. Communication Strategies for Conflict Resolution among Team Sport Athletes in Oyo State Sports Council
  5. Socio-economic and Psychological Factors of Adjustment to Life after Termination of Sporting Career among Retired Athletes in South west Nigeria
  6. Cultural and Psycho-social Consequences of Dependence on “Juju” for success in soccer among youth players.
  7. Pro-active inhibition in the learning of tennis skills among badminton players of the University of Ibadan after a 16-week training period.
  8. Audience Effects in Accuracy Performance of Lay- up Shot among College Basketball Players

Dissertation and Thesis

  1. Fadoju, A.O. (1995). “Retro-active Inhibition in Players’ Performance of Selected Badminton and Tennis Skills after an 8 week Skill Learning Period: Unpublished M. Ed. Project. University of Ibadan. 122 pages.
  2. Fadoju, A.O. (2000). Retroactive Inhibition in Performance of Selected Handball and Basketball Skills among Pre-adolescent, Adolescent and Post-adolescent Players in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria. Unpublished Ph.D Thesis. University of Ibadan. 253 pages.

Publications

  1. Obanya, P.A.I and Fadoju, A. O. (2008) General Pedagogy, Ibadan, Evans Publishers Ltd.; ISBN 978-978-020-596-6, 125 pages.
  2. Fadoju, A. O. (1999).  Introduction to Sociology of Sports:  In O. A. Moronkola (Ed.) Essentials of  Human  Kinetics  and  Health  Education.  Ibadan:   Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, pages 108–122.
  3. Fadoju, A. O.  (2001). Combating Staleness and Burnout among University  Athletes in South West Nigeria; In Udoh C.O. (Ed.) Issues in Human Kinetics Health Promotion and Education, Ibadan: Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, pages 190 – 197.
  4. Babalola, J.F. and Fadoju, A.O. (2001). Effective Teaching of Physical and Health Education in Primary and Secondary Schools; in   Udoh C.O. (Ed.) Issues in Human Kinetics Health Promotion And Education, Ibadan: Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, pages 15–159.
  5. Babalola, J.F. & Fadoju, A.O. (2001). The Psycho-physiological Relevance of Dance in the Training of Physical Educators; Topical Issues in Education; Ibadan; Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, pages 263–273
  6. Fadoju, A.O. (2003): Improvisation of Instructional Aids in Physical Education. In O. Ayodele-Bamisaye, I. A. Nwazuoke, & A. Okediran (Eds) Education this Millennium, Innovation in Theory and Practice. Ibadan, Macmillan, pages 94-104.
  7. Fadoju, A.O. (2004): Aspiration Level and Sport Performance. In V.C. Igbanugo et. al. (Eds.) Multi – Disciplinary Approach to Human Kinetics and Health Education; Ibadan: Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, pages 285 – 296.
  8. Fadoju, A.O. (2004): Secondary School Physical Education Teachers’ Awareness of Legal Considerations in the Teaching of Physical Education in Oyo State. In D.F. Elaturoti and K. Babarinde, (Eds). Teachers’ Mandate on Education and Social Development in Nigeria; Ibadan; Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, pages 53 – 59.
  9. Fadoju, A.O (2006): Factor Analysis. In G.O. Alegbeleye, I. Mabawonku & M. Fabunmi (Eds.) Research Methods in Education; Ibadan; Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, pages 341 – 381.
  10. Fadoju, A.  O.   and   Hamafyelto   S.    (1999).   Cultural    and    Psycho-social     Consequences of Dependence on “Juju” for Success in Soccer among Youth Players.  Multidimensional Approach  to  Youth  Soccer, Nigeria Association of Sport Science and Medicine , pages 100-107. 
  11. Oyeniyi, P. O. Fadoju, A.  O.   and Abayomi, B. O.  (2002)   Provision and Management of Sport Facilities: Implications to University Sports Administrators in Nigeria. Enhancing Nigerian Sporting Image Through University Games Proceedings of NUGA Forum, pages 62-65. 
  12. Fadoju, A.O. (1998). Educational Aspiration of Athletes and Non-athletes in Senior Secondary Schools, Journal of Nigeria Academy of Sports Administration, Vol. 5, No. 1, 47–53.
  13. Fadoju, A.O. (1998): Beneficial Consequences of Staff Intra-Mural Sports in Federal College of Education; Abeokuta, Ogun State. Journal of Special  Education, University of Ibadan. Vol. 8. No. 1.  18–23.
  14. Fadoju, A. O. and Fadoju, T. J. (1999) Some Psychological Leeways of Coping with Stress Induced Disturbances among Working Mothers in South Western Nigeria; Nigerian School Health Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, pages 134-140
  15. Fadoju, A.O. and Iortimah C. (1999): Organisation and Administration of Sports in Secondary Schools. African Journal of Educational Management; Vol. 7. No. 1.  198 – 204.
  16. Fadoju, A.O. (1999). Strategies for Attracting Sports Sponsorship and Marketing; Journal of the Nigeria Association for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance; Vol. 2, No. 1 134 – 138
  17. Ngwakwe, P. and Fadoju, A.O.  (1999). Birth Order and Sports Participation Among University of Ibadan Track and Field athletes; Nigerian Journal of Emotional Psychology and Sport Ethics; Vol. 1, No. 1. 33 – 36.
  18. Fadoju, A.O. (1999). Psycho-therapeutic Approaches to Handling Neurotic, Psychotic and Psycho-phatic Athletes; The Exceptional Child; Vol. 3, No. 1. 41- 44.
  19. Fadoju, A. O. (2000): Pro-Active Inhibition in the Learning of  Tennis Skills among Badminton Players of the University of Ibadan after a 16-week Training Period; The Exceptional Child ; Vol. 5 No. 1, 115- 118
  20. Fadoju, A.O. (2000): Psychological Strategies for Achieving Optimum Performance in Athletes. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology; Vol. 6. No. 1, 61 – 64.
  21. Fadoju, A.O. and Mong, E.U. (2002). Comparative Study of the Power Output of Male Basketball and Volleyball Players of Abia State Sport Council; Preparation of Athletes for High Level Performance. Journal of Nigeria Association of Sports Science and Medicine; Vol. 9, No. 1, 7-9
  22. Babalola, J. F. and Fadoju, A. O. (2002): Level of Awareness of Graduating Degree and Diploma Students’ on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Nigerian journal of Emotional Psychology and Sports Ethics: Vol. 4, No.1  119- 123.    
  23. Fadoju, A.O. & Ohuruogu, B. (2003): Dynamogenic Factors in the Execution of the Lay-up Shot in Basketball by Selected Secondary School Boys in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State. West African Journal of Physical and Health Education. Vol.  7. No. 1. 71-78.
  24. Fadoju, A.O. (2003): Inhibitors to Gymnastics Participation among Adolescents in Oyo State Secondary Schools in Ibadan Municipality of Nigeria. East African Journal of Physical Education, Sports Science, Leisure and Recreation Management. Vol. 2. No. 1. 118–124.  
  25. Fadoju, A.O. and Falola, K.O. (2004): The Role of Coaches and Sports Psychologists in the Management of Staleness and Burnout Among University Athletes. African Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation. Vol. 6. No. 1. 77–80.
  26. Fadoju A.O, Adebayo, B.S and Omaye T.A (2006): Stress Management Techniques as Psychological Tool for Improving Sports Performance. Journal of Sport Psychology Association of Nigeria. Vol. 2. No. 1. 77–87.
  27. Fadoju, A.O. (2007). The Relevance and Challenges of Physical Education and Sports for National Unity in the New Millennium, Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance, African region. Vol. 2, No. 1. 17-20
  28. Fadoju, A.O., Safiu, T. G, and Fadoju, T. J. (2008) Retreatment Process and Dependence on Herbs as Inhibitors to Using Insecticide Treated Nets (ITN) Among Mothers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State. Pakistan Journal of Social sciencesVol.5. No. 5. 489- 492. 
  29. Fadoju, A.O. and Emeruwa, C. (2008) Funtional Strategies for Motivating Exceptional College Students in Skills Acquisition for Leisure Time Pursuits. The Social Sciences, Vol. 3. No 6. 427-430
  30. Fadoju, A. O., Omogbeja, Y. O., Adebayo, B. S. (January, 2009) Perception of Athletes in South Western Nigeria on the Impact of Media Coverage on the Development of the Spirit of Sportsmanship; International Journal of Applied Psychology and  Human Performance, Vol. 5.  845 – 860.