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Intervention On Occupational Stress And Frustration Tolerance Of Physical Education Teachers Working In Public Schools At Delhi & Ncr: Pilot Study  


Abstract Category: Education
Course / Degree: Phd* (Phy. Edu.), M.Phil. (Phy. Edu.), MPE, BPEd, BSc.- P.E., H.E. & Sports
Institution / University: Play India PLay, India
Published in: 2012


Paper Abstract / Summary:
Every human being has a fundamental right of access to physical education and sport, which are essential for the full development of his personality. Physical education is a vital element in a comprehensive, well-balanced curriculum and can be a major contributing factor in the development of an individual in all aspects of life. It is generally acknowledged that physical education helps in the development of physical, mental, emotional health and physical fitness.  Physical education makes a unique contribution to the education of all pupils, it provides them with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, maintain physical fitness, and to value as well as enjoy physical activity as an ongoing part of a healthy lifestyle. Somehow, the profession of physical education is struggling very hard to make its appropriate place in the academic system in India which is definitely unfortunate. This state of affair is also adversely affecting the teachers of physical education as well in various manners which are related with physical education programs like finance, equipments, place of physical education in the curriculum, participation of students, cooperation of the school authorities & colleagues and parental attitude etc. Teachers are the first responsible people to educate children or youth. Physical Education Teachers (PETs) are an essential part of the school system in both primary and secondary educational institutions.  They encourage students to be physically active and promote healthy eating habits. In India, there are limited numbers of studies on teacher stress, symptoms of it, the effects of stress on teachers and coping strategies of stress. But, there is no study on large scale that of Physical Educators' stress. High Occupational stress and low level of frustration are the two main root causes of drop outs which are very pervasive in the field of Physical Education now a days.
The aim of this study was to “Intervention on Occupational Stress and Frustration Tolerance of Physical Education Teachers Working in Public Schools at Delhi & NCR”. Data were collected through 125 Physical Education Teachers (86 Males & 39 Females) of Delhi & NCR. Sample was selected through purposive sampling by the Occupational Stress Index by A.P. Srivatsava and A.P. Singh and Frustration Tolerance Inventory by S.N. Rai. Descriptive statistics and percentages were applied to test the research hypotheses and norms based grading was also applied to determine the exact level of both parameters. The findings indicated that large number of selected sample of Physical Education Teachers suffers with high occupational stress and low frustration tolerance. The findings of this study provides a direction as requirement of such study’s in larger scale to generalized more authentic findings in terms of Occupational Stress and Frustration Tolerance. 


Paper Keywords/Search Tags:
Occupational Stress, Frustration Tolerance, PETs, School

This Paper Abstract may be cited as follows:

Shirotriya A.K. & Singh D.K. (January, 2012). Intervention on Occupational Stress and Frustration Tolerance of Physical Education Teachers Working in Public Schools at Delhi & NCR: Pilot Study. Research paper presentation at the International Seminar on Physical Education Recreation and Yogic Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP), India.

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Submission Details: Paper Abstract submitted by Awadhesh Kumar Shirotriya from India on 26-Feb-2012 07:20.
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