L. G. Paschenko

MODERN CHALLENGES OF ORGANIZING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELD OF PHYSICAL TRAINING AND SPORTS AMONG SCHOOL STUDENTS

Abstract:

This paper studies the peculiarities of student research activities in the field of physical education and sports and analyzes the existing challenges in organization research. The study involved 26 PE school teachers from Nizhnevartovsk, 340 school students and 228 parents. The research is based on the analysis of scientific and me-thodical reference materials, regulatory documents, questionnaires, and mathematical statistics. The study showed that most of the surveyed PE teachers avoid initiating educational and research activities among school students, do not initiate taking part in student conference, which can be due to the lack of competence in organizing research. Parents though being aware of the importance of physical education and sports for their children’s health and welbeing lack special knowledge in the field. 73% of parents would like to attract their childreb to research activities in the field of physical training and sports. The survey among school students has showed a decrease of interest towards reaserch in the field of physcial eduication in groupd of older children. Thus, 59% of primary school students, 25% secondary school students and only 16% of high school students expressed their interest in a research project on physical education and sports. The challenges revealed by the study prevent research in the field of physical education among school students and allow seraching for the ways to address and solve them.

About the autors:

Lena Grigorievna Paschenko, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of Theory of Physical Training

Place of employment:

Nizhnevartovsk State University

Contacts:

e-mail: lenanv2008@yandex.ru

Key words:

research; school students; PE teacher; Phisical Education