2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Association of physical performance with academic achievement emotional intelligence and educational stress in female adolescents
Author(s): Ramesh Naik K, Gajanana Prabhu B and Prakash SM
Regular participating in physical activity, sports and such allied activities has innumerable benefits during adolescents. Leisure time pursuits should be physically demanding and mentally soothing. Adolescence is important stage of life wherein an individual’s personality gets shaped. The child tries too hard to prove itself in the competitive world. Emotions are quite common and maintaining stability is of utmost importance. The emotions cannot be expressed at will of an individual. An adolescent is burdened with huge amount of educational stress. Peer pressure, teacher pressure and parental pressure all together places terrific demands to achieve in studies during adolescence. Physical performance is naturally high in those adolescents who are physically active. This paper is an attempt to explore the influence of physical performance on academic achievement, emotional intelligence and educational stress. To achieve the purpose of the study necessary data was collected from 635 subjects of high schools in Karnataka during 2016-17. Handgrip strength was used for assessing physical performance and various standardized questionnaires were used to assess emotional intelligence and educational stress. A knowledge test was duly constructed for assessing academic achievement. Apart from descriptive statistics Pearson product moment correlation coefficient was calculated using SPSS. The findings are discussed in detail. On the basis of the results of the present study it has been concluded that there was significantly weak linear relationship of handgrip strength with academic achievement (positively) and educational stress (negatively) in adolescent girls of Karnataka.
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Ramesh Naik K, Gajanana Prabhu B, Prakash SM. Association of physical performance with academic achievement emotional intelligence and educational stress in female adolescents. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(1):372-374.