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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A

Correlation study of attitude towards and physical fitness knowledge of physical education teachers of elementary school Pune city


Author(s): Dr. Shashikant Pardeshi, Swapnil S Bhaip, Prakash N Rokade and Anil P Sonawane

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine whether a relationship exists between attitudes toward and Physical fitness knowledge of health-related fitness among elementary physical education teachers. Teaching fitness at elementary levels is an important step toward the prevention of lifestyle-related diseases, which are more difficult to prevent as we age. It is very important to teach physical fitness at elementary levels, and to instill positive attitudes in our younger students (Sander & Burton, 1989). It was descriptive survey method in which Teachers attitude towards physical activity and physical fitness questionnaire and physical fitness knowledge questionnaire used for the data collection. In this study 120 (90 male & 30 female) samples from elementary school physical education teachers were selected by using simple random sampling technique. Results shows according to gender wise there no significant correlation among attitude towards and physical fitness knowledge in elementary school physical education male teachers (p=0.49) & there no significant correlation in women (p=0.85). according to elementary school physical education teachers teaching experience wise 0 to5 years teaching experience attitude towards & physical fitness knowledge there no significant correlation (p=0.195), 6 to10 years teaching experience there no significant correlation (p=0.852) and above 11 years there no significant correlation (p=0.716). Conclusion of this study was there is no significant correlation among attitude towards & physical fitness knowledge of elementary school physical education teachers in Gender wise & Experience wise of Pune city.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Shashikant Pardeshi, Swapnil S Bhaip, Prakash N Rokade and Anil P Sonawane. Correlation study of attitude towards and physical fitness knowledge of physical education teachers of elementary school Pune city. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(1): 15-18.
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