«Environmental Responsibility and the level of Physical Activity of students in Secondary Education. The case of Environmental Education of Paranesti»

«Environmental Responsibility and the level of Physical Activity of students in Secondary Education. The case of Environmental Education of Paranesti»

Journal of Sport & Recreation Management
Volume 12, Issue 2
2015
Pages: 
19-35
issn: 
1791-6933
«Environmental Responsibility and the level of Physical Activity of students in Secondary Education. The case of Environmental Education of Paranesti»
Zafeiroudi A., Kakarinou V. & Kouthouris C.

Τμήμα Επιστήμης Φυσικής Αγωγής & Αθλητισμού, Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλίας

2015
Abstract: 

The aim of the present study was to identify elements of 'Environmental Responsibility' and explore a possible association with the level of physical activity secondary school students visited the Center for Environmental Education of Paranesti. 220 students from secondary and high schools who attended the environmental programs of Center of Environmental Education of Paranesti 2013 participated in the research. For the evaluation of the Environmental Responsibility used scales of Cognitive and Emotional Environmental Responsibility consisted of seven subjects each. For the evaluation of scale of Physical Activity were used two levels. (1 = exercising, 2 = not exercising).  The results showed that there were statistically significant differences a) in gender for four subjects in the scale of Cognitive Environmental Responsibility (p <.05) and in two subjects in scale of Emotional Environmental Responsibility (p <.05) b) in educational level one in scale of Cognitive Environmental Responsibility (p <.05) and  4 issues of Emotional Environmental Responsibility (p <.05), c ) a positive correlation between the issues between the two scales of Cognitive and Emotional and d ) between the average price index of  Physical Activity (p <.05). In conclusion, participation in outdoor activities increases the interest in the environment and has a positive impact in shaping attitudes and behaviors around environmental issues. 

Keywords: 

 Environmental Education, Environmental Responsibility, Outdoor activities.

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