ANALYSIS OF ATTITUDE TOWARDS PHYSICAL EDUCATION AMONG THE DIFFERENT SUBJECTS TEACHERS OF SCHOOL IN ASHOK NAGAR DISTRICT (M.P.)
Mr. Ravindra Parihar, Dr. Anshu Rani and Mrs. Rachana Nautiyal
Education brings modification in the behavior of an individual for his own personal happiness, for his better adjustment in society and for making him a successful citizen, contributing something to the society. Physical education is an integral part of educational process that uses physical activity as a primary means to promote psycho motive, cognitive and socio-affective growth in order to enhance the quality of life. The awareness that the overall purpose of physical education is the enhancement of the quality of life will likely encourage a broader view of physical education, one that is not totally controlled by seasonal sports and the inertia of tradition.
The objectives of the study are to compare the attitude, views and thinking, degree of liking and disliking, of different subject teachers towards Physical Education. It will help in highlighting the aspects of the profession. The study was delimited age group between 25 to 60 male and female teachers of schools in Ashok Nagar District (Madhya Pradesh). 100 subjects from Ashok Nagar District Madhya Pradesh were selected randomly for this study. The present study involves collection of relevant information through a questionnaire administered to the respondents selected for the study. A standardized scale “Attitude Scale for Physical Education” constructed by Dr. G.P. Thakur and Manju Thakur in year 1978, was used for the data collection. The data obtained after administering the questionnaire was analyzed using percentile method. On the basis of findings of the study, the conclusions were drawn that there was a difference in the attitude of subject’s teachers towards different aspects of Physical Education. Majority of the respondents have recognized the physical, social, economic, cultural educational and vocational values of Physical Education while some disagree with the hypothesis.
Keywords: Attitude, Physical Education, Sports and Curriculum.
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