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Strategies to Enhance Physical Activity Participation Level among Pupils

Angelo R. Ganaden , , , ,
College of Teacher Education, President Ramon Magsaysay State University (Formerly Ramon Magsaysay Technological University) Iba, Zambales, Philippines

This study explored and determined the participation level in physical activities of Grade VI pupils of Palauig Central Elementary School, Palauig, Zambales, Philippines enrolled during the school year 2017. This study proposed an interventions and/or strategies to increased participation in physical activities which were categorized as role model, instant activity, distribution of equipment and transition. This present study employed a descriptive research method and used a survey questionnaire as main instrument for data gathering. Descriptive such as percentage, frequency counts and weighted mean were employed for the statistical analysis. Findings of the study revealed that the pupil-respondents level of participation in physical activities was rated as Minimal Participation in rolling, dribbling, striking, kicking, bouncing, hopping, leaping, tag games, ball games, skipping, fitness circuit, simple mixer dance and galloping. The pupils strongly agreed to the strategies presented in the present study such as role model, instant activity, distribution of equipment and transition to increase participation level of pupils in physical activities at school. It was highly suggested that the school may provide a concrete plan of activities and/or guideline aimed to increase physical activity opportunities for the pupils as well as all members of the educational community. School administrator and educators should intensify the awareness campaigns for pupils, parents and other educators on the importance of physical activity participation and benefits of being physically fit.

Angelo R. Ganaden ."Strategies to Enhance Physical Activity Participation Level among Pupils ". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT) ,ISSN:2349-7084 ,Vol.6, Issue 06,pp.317-325, June - 2019, URL :,

Keywords : Physical Activity, Sports, Level of Participation, Pupils, Strategies, Increased Participation

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