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Paper Details: Physical Wellness Programs In Public Elementary Schools In The Division Of Lucena City

Volume 3 - Issue 11, November 2019 Edition
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Author(s)
Hazel T. Abanto
Keywords
implementation, Physical wellness, Physical wellness program, Sources of awareness/background
Abstract
The study aimed at determining the implementation of the Physical wellness Programs in Public Elementary Schools in the Division of Lucena City. The subject of the study were the three hundred one (301) public elementary teachers and forty three (43) school heads in the division of Lucena City. Descriptive method of research was utilized in this study wherein interview and focus group discussion were used as instruments in data gathering. Results revealed that the school heads and the teachers are mostly under the age bracket of 36-45, females married, have bachelor’s degree and served for 6-10 years. The Physical wellness programs in the Division of Lucena City was moderately implemented. There is no significant difference on the assessment of school heads and teachers. The assessment of the implementation of the Physical Wellness Programs of the teachers and school heads differed in relation to their age, and civil status, length of service and between the school heads and the teachers in relation to sources of awareness, and civil status in relation to supervision while relatively similar when grouped as to sex, educational attainment, civil status in relation to the resources and processes, length of service and between school heads and teachers assessment in relation to supervision, resources and processes. The issues and problems associated with the implementation of the Physical Wellness programs referred to the physical fitness equipment and funding to provide materials and necessities to realize the program. The output of the study is a proposed Balanced Physical Wellness Program for Public Elementary Schools.
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