ALLA Joseph Babalola

Senior Lecturer


Name: ALLA Joseph Babalola

Date and Place of Birth: 20th August 1949.

Place of Birth: Isua-Akoko

Nationality: Nigerian

Permanent Address: Ahinni Quarters, Isua Akoko

Current Postal Address: Dept. of Physical & Health Education Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.

Name and Address of Next of Kin: Mrs. A. A. Alla C/o Dr. J.B. Alla No. 4 Ola layout, behind Urban Day Grammar School, Ile-Ife.

Phone Number (s): 08035602629


Present Position: Senior Lecturer

MY Qualifications

Teacher’s Grade II Certificate African Church TTC, Epinmi- Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Physical Education Sports Teacher’s Certificate College of Physical Education, Afuze, Edo State, Nigeria

B.Sc. Education (Physical Education) 2nd Class Upper Division University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

M.A. (Physical Education) University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

Ph.D (Physical Education) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

MY Publications

1. Thesis/Dissertations:

i. Academic Performance of Athletes and Non-Athletes in selected Nigerian Universities. An unpublished M.A. Thesis (1985).

ii. Administration of Recreation Programmes in Lagos and Ibadan Metropolis – An unpublished PhD Thesis (1997).

2. Published Articles:

i. ALLA, J. B. (1986). Career Education Opportunities offered by the Institute of Physical Education, University of Ife, Current Opinion. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies. 4(2), 19-30.

ii. ALLA, J. B. (1987). Toward a Competency-Based Curriculum for Physical Education and Sports Administrators. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies. 5, 38-47.

iii. ALLA, J. B. (1988). The Relationship between Sports Participation and Academic Performance of Students in Obafemi Awolowo University. Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education 1,(1) 124 - 131

iv. ALLA J. B. (1989) Academic performance of University athletes. Nigerian Journal of Counselling and Development, 4, 128-136

v. ALLA, J. B. (1991). Sex Differences in the Perception and Preference of Outdoor Recreation among High School Students. Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Education. 3(1). 122-129

vi. ALLA, J. B. (1993). The Role of Recreation in the Implementation of the National Youth Policy. Sport Science and Medicine .3, 135- 139

vii. ALLA, J. B. (1994). Urban-Rural Differences in Leisure Participation among High School Students in a part of Oyo State, Nigeria, Ife Research Publications in Geography. 4, 20-28

*viii. ALLA, J.B. (2000). Perception of and Participation in Recreation among Selected Adults in Lagos and Ibadan Metropolis, Nigerian Journal of Research in Health and Sports Sciences. 2 (1& 2)58 -60

*ix. ALLA, J.B., OLORUNSOLA, H.K. AND AKINYEMI, A.S. (2002). Level of Facility Development and Sports Management in Selected Tertiary Institutions in Lagos and Oyo States of Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Physical, Health Education and Recreation 2, 37-41.

*+ x. ALLA, J. B., OLUBAYO-FATIREGUN, M. A. and ADENIRAN, S. A.(2007). Leisure: An Escape Route from Work Related Stress among Hospital Staff, Lecturers and Bankers in Ile-Ife Metropolis. African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance. ( AJPHERD).( African Journals OnLine) 13 (1) 91-102.

*+xi. OLUBAYO-FATIREGUN, M. A. and ALLA, J. B. (2007). Knowledge of Nutrition and Weight Control of Public Servants of Osun State of Nigeria. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance. (AJHPHERD). (African Journals OnLine) 13(1) 32-42.

*+ xii. ALLA, J. B., IDISAPE I. and ASAGBA, J. B.(2007). Policy Implementation and Sports Development in Rivers State of Nigeria, Journal of International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation Sport and Dance (ICHPER SD, (Africa Region Congress ) 2 (3) 53-57.

*+xiii. ADEGBOYEGA, J.A., ALLA, J.B. and AKINUBI, C. F. (2010). An Overview of Gender Matrimonial Conflicts and the various coping strategies, International Journal of Research in Education, (Ghana) 2 ( 8), 75 - 79

*+ xiv. ALLA, J. B., AJIBUA, M. A. AMASIATU, A.(2010) Nigerian Coaches and National Sport Development in Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Education.(Ghana) 2 (9) 96-100

3. Published Conference Proceedings:

xv. OKUNROTIFA E. B. and ALLA J. B. (1986) Involving the aged Population in recreational programme. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association for Physical, Health Education and Recreation (NAPHER). Pp.112-120

*+xvi. ALLA, J. B. and OLORUNSOLA, H. K. (2008). Physical Education Curriculum and its Implementation in Nigeria Schools, Proceedings of Fourth International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (ICHPER-SD, (African Regional Congress) 172-179.

4. Papers Accepted for Publication:

*+xvii. ALLA, J. B., OLORUNSOLA, H.K. and AJIBUA, M.A. (2010) Leisure Facility Sponsorship: An Invaluable source of Funds for Leisure Programme Enhancement in Nigeria, International Journal of Social Science, (Ghana).

5. Manuscripts Submitted for Publication

i. ADEYANJU, S.A. and ALLA, J. B. Status and Prospect of Comparative Physical Education and Sport in Nigeria: Reaction from Professionals. Paper submitted for Publication in the Journal of International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport (ISCPES)

ii. ALLA J.B and AJIBUA M.A Achieving a” flow” state on sport through Periodization of training programme. Paper submitted for Publication in the Journal of Sociology and Education in Africa.

Research Interests

Administration of Physical Education and Sports in Nigeria.

Understanding the process for Netting Sport Sponsorship Deals.