The Impact of Practicing Sports Activities on the Emotional State of Jordanian University Students

Authors

  • Lubna Mahmoud Obeidat Irbid University College, Al Balqa Applied University, P.O. B. 206, Salt 19117, Jordan
  • Fatima Nasser Aljarrah Irbid University College, Al Balqa Applied University, P.O. B. 206, Salt 19117, Jordan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0083

Keywords:

sports activities, physical health, mental health

Abstract

This study aims to identify the effect of sports activities on the emotional state of Jordanian university students and its relationship to variables (student specialization, student's place of residence, and student's age); the descriptive approach was used in its survey form by developing a questionnaire to measure students' perceptions of the importance of practicing physical activities consisting of (30) items. The study sample consisted of (186) students. The results of the study indicated that the average answers of the sample of the study were a high degree of the importance of practicing physical activities, which revealed full awareness of the importance of those activities from students, the results also indicated that male students are more aware and aware of the importance of practicing female physical activities, and the results of the study indicated that the student’s specialization (scientific or human college) and for the benefit of students of human specializations from students of scientific colleges, as well as the place of residence, the results show that it has a statistically significant effect for the benefit of the villagers, as the results reflected that the students who live outside the city are more aware of the importance of practicing these activities, and the results of this study may be beneficial for both parents and teachers to increase awareness of their children to practice physical activities in their everyday lives  of all ages.

 

Received: 27 December 2021 / Accepted: 9 February 2021 / Published: 8 July 2021

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Published

2021-07-08

How to Cite

Obeidat, L. M. ., & Aljarrah, F. N. . (2021). The Impact of Practicing Sports Activities on the Emotional State of Jordanian University Students. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 11(4), 131. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2021-0083

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