Relationships between physical education classes and the enhancement of fifth grade pupils' self-concept.

@article{Goi2000RelationshipsBP,
  title={Relationships between physical education classes and the enhancement of fifth grade pupils' self-concept.},
  author={Alfredo Go{\~n}i and Luis Zulaika},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={246-50}
}
Physical education classes given to a group of 46 pupils (27 boys and 19 girls) over a 6-mo. term differed from the usual program (control group of 29 pupils) in identifying individual goals, promoting participative and noncompetitive games, and praising students every chance possible during the classes. The enhancement of self-concept, particularly the physical self-concept, was significant for the experimental group as measured by the Self-description Questionnaire and the Child and Youth… CONTINUE READING