Practicing the Leisure Sports Activities and their Relation to Alleviating the Examination Anxiety among the Students of AlBalqa Applied University

Authors

  • Lubna M Obeidat

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpot.v14i3.9678

Keywords:

Exercise- Leisure sports- Examination anxiety- psychological.

Abstract

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

activities.

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.

Author Biography

Lubna M Obeidat

Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, Irbid University College, Al-Balqa Applied University, Eastern

District, Irbid, Jordan

Published

2020-07-22