Relationship between Physical Activity and Organizational Barriers toward Teachers Work Stress Level
Hubungan Antara Aktiviti Fizikal Dan Halangan Organisasi Terhadap Tahap Stres Bekerja Guru
Keywords:physical activities, work stress, barriers of physical activities
The purpose of this study was to identify level of physical activity, level of work stress and barriers of physical activities among school teachers in Perak state. Besides, this study examined the relationship between level of physical activity and level of work stress as well as level of physical activity and barriers of physical activities. The instrument of this study is Questionnaire. Population of this study is school teachers in Perak state (N=380). Result of this study shown that level of physical activity ranked accordingly is low, medium and high while level of work stress ranked accordingly is medium, low and high. Structure and organization factor was the main barriers of physical activities among school teachers. Pearson correlation shown there are relationship between level of physical activity and level of work stress. However, the strength of relationship is very week. Besides, the result also shown that there are significant relationship between level of physical activity and barriers of physical activities, but the strength of relationship is very week as well. In conclusion, to increase level of physical activity and lower level of work stress, the barriers of physical activity must be minimal. Several implications and suggestions were highlighted for further action and future research.
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