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Relationship between the Change in Health Status and Satisfaction with Physical Education in Chinese College Students

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We examined the relationship between health status and satisfaction with physical education (PE) lessons. The participants (N = 142, Mean = 19.14 yrs, SD = 0.92) were university students in China. The participants completed questionnaires at the beginning and end of the PE class term to indicate their health status. Multiple linear regression analyses revealed that the changes in health status significantly correlated with satisfaction with PE lessons. Results of the multiple regression analyses indicated that satisfaction with PE lessons was significantly related to enjoyment. The practical implications of this study focused on developing a PE lesson program that would improve the health status of students well as be enjoyable to the students.

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Wang, X. and Sugiyama, Y. (2014) Relationship between the Change in Health Status and Satisfaction with Physical Education in Chinese College Students. Advances in Physical Education, 4, 111-115. doi: 10.4236/ape.2014.43015.


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