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Afrasiyabi R, talebzadeh S. Relationship Between Self Confidence and Physical Activity Level in Elementary School Female Students in Bojnourd City. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health. 2020; 15 (1) :43-49
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1- Department of Education Management, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University of Bojnourd Branch, Iran. , royaafrassiabi398@gmail.com
2- Department of Education Management, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University of Bojnourd Branch, Iran.
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Introduction: Investigation of physical activity level and factors affecting the physical activity pattern are very important among students. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the relationship between self confidence and physical activity level in elementary school female students in Bojnourd city.
Methods and Materials: This research was a descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional study conducted during the academic year of 2018. The study population consisted of all elementary school female students in Bojnourd city. 335 students have been randomly selected among 2314 elementary students. Eysenck questionnaire was used to measure self confidence. In addition, some questions were asked about the level and amount of activity students. Descriptive Statistical methods, T-tests, and ANOVA were used for data analysis.
Results: Data analysis showed that 31.34% of  students had very low self confidence, 59.10% of them had acceptable level of self confidence, and only 9.55% of students had very good self- confidence. A comparison of the physical activity level of students in terms of self confidence showed that the level of physical activity in high self confidence students are Significantly more than those with low and medium self confidence (p <0/01).
Discussion and Conclusion: The results indicated that the physical activity level was not sufficient among female students. Therefore, it is necessary to have an education plan to educate female students regarding life style modification.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: full articles
Received: 2020/05/20 | Accepted: 2020/06/19 | Published: 2020/06/19

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