2017, Vol. 4 Issue 4, Part H
Burnout: the magnitude and gender differences among physical education teachers in upper primary (Up) and secondary (Hs) schools of kerala state, India
Author(s): Jyothish Kumar LK and TI Manoj
Abstract: The present study examined the magnitude of burnout prevalent among physical education teachers working in Kerala state. The study also investigated whether there were any gender differences exists among domains of burnout. The sample in this study comprised 256 physical education teachers working in secondary schools in Kerala state. Based on the gender, the population consists of 137 (53.51%) male teachers and 119 (46.48%) female teachers. Participants were 137 male and 119 female ages ranged between 20 to 56 years. The study used a questionnaire “The Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI)” as the research instrument. This 19-item inventory measures three sub-dimensions of burnout: personal, work-related and student-related. The results show that of physical education teachers in Kerala having low level of burnout in all dimensions of burnout. An independent-samples t-test on burnout dimensions of physical education teachers indicated that scores were significantly higher for male than female.
Pages: 468-471 | 359 Views 6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jyothish Kumar LK and TI Manoj. Burnout: the magnitude and gender differences among physical education teachers in upper primary (Up) and secondary (Hs) schools of kerala state, India. 2017; 4(4): 468-471.