Safety Awareness Attitudes among Malaysian Climbers

Authors

  • Amier Hazim Zahir Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Rozita Abdul Latif Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)
  • Nor Fadzlina Nawi Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
  • Siswantoyo M.kes Sport Coaching, Faculty of Sport Science, Yogyakarta State Universiti, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2097

Keywords:

Safety Awareness, Personality, Attitudes, Responsible Behaviour

Abstract

Outdoor recreation gives different project benefits likes gear rental and outdoor exercises. Safety awareness is related to outdoor recreation activities such as climbing and hiking. The objective was divided into three aspects, the relationship between personality and responsible behavior, the relationship between personality and attitudes, and the relationship between safety awareness attitudes and responsible behavior among climbers. This study used a quantitative method that involved 378 climbers of four mountains in Malaysia. The finding indicated that responsible behavior influences personality and a personality influences attitude. It is showed that there was a significant relationship among the climbers.

Keywords: safety awareness; personality; attitudes; responsible behavior

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer-review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2097

Author Biographies

Amier Hazim Zahir, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

Sports Science and Recreation

Rozita Abdul Latif, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

Sports Science and Recreation

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Published

2020-03-24

How to Cite

Zahir, A. H., Abdul Latif, R., Nawi, N. F., & M.kes, S. (2020). Safety Awareness Attitudes among Malaysian Climbers. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(13), 259-264. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2097

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Section

Leisure / Recreational / Sports Environment

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