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2024, Vol. 11, Issue 3, Part B

A comparison of mental stress in virtual teaching among physical education teachers working in government and private schools in Sri Lanka: A special reference to Ratnapura district


Author(s): Asiri Weerasinghe and Selliah Joniton

Abstract:
Physical education teacher frequently handles a variety of duties both inside and outside the classroom. The purpose of present study was to assessment of mental stress in virtual teaching experienced by physical education teachers working government and private schools in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka. To achieve this purpose total Eighty (N=80) subjects were selected in this present study. They were divided into two equal groups. Each namely Government school (n= 40) and Private school (n=40). Subjects were selected using random sampling method and age ranges from 30-50 yeas. The perceived stress Questionnaire (PCQ) was used as the method for collecting data in this comparative study. The data were analyzed and compare with the help of statistical procedure SPSS Version 26 using one way ANOVA which included mean, standard deviation with significant level of 0.05. The results showed that the statistical analysis for the mean scores of mental stresses between the government school physical education teachers and private school physical education teachers is 63.40 versus 92.97. According to the research findings. On average, private schools have a higher mean score on both measures compared to government schools, and there is a significant difference in scores between the two groups. Therefore, it can be concluded that physical education teachers at government schools have less mental stress than private school physical education teachers when virtual lessons are conducted. These findings may contribute to new discoveries in the fields of physical education and sports, and highlight the mental stress experienced by physical education teachers in government and private schools.

DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2024.v11.i3b.3322

Pages: 85-89  |  137 Views  74 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Asiri Weerasinghe, Selliah Joniton. A comparison of mental stress in virtual teaching among physical education teachers working in government and private schools in Sri Lanka: A special reference to Ratnapura district. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2024;11(3):85-89. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2024.v11.i3b.3322

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