Practicing the Leisure Sports Activities and their Relation to Alleviating the Examination Anxiety among the Students of AlBalqa Applied University
Keywords:Exercise- Leisure sports- Examination anxiety- psychological.
Background and Objective: This study aimed to identify the practice of the leisure sports activities and
their relationship in reducing the examination anxiety among the students of Al-Balqa Applied University.
Subjects and Method: The study adopted the descriptive, analytical method. The study sample consisted of
(200) male and female students at Al-Balqa Applied University who were randomly selected from the study
population. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher prepared a questionnaire as a study tool for
gathering information from the members of the study sample. Statistically analysis have used to verifying
the validity and reliability of the study tool and to get the results.
Results: After verifying the validity and reliability of the study tool, the researcher concluded that there is
a high degree in practicing the leisure sports activities and their relationship to alleviating the examination
anxiety among the students of Al-Balqa Applied University and that there are statistically significant
differences at sig. (? ?0.05) among the viewpoints of the members of the study sample on reducing the
examination anxiety among the students of Al-Balqa Applied University in favor of the practitioner of sports
Conclusion: According to the results, the researcher in the study recommended the need to work on paying
attention to the leisure activities and work on their development and activation among the university students
in order to relieve the pressures of the exam for them and working on holding free training programs for
students on the leisure activities and their types, and showing their importance in the students’ university life
in order to relieve the exams’ pressure and to achieve a psychological well-being.