Effect of Endurance and Strength on Academic Achievement of Physical Education Students in Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria

M. Sanusi, Ogabor, J. O.


This study investigates the effect of endurance and strength on academic achievement of physical education students in federal college of education, obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria. To achieve the objectives of this study, two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Literature was reviewed according to the hypotheses directing the study. The survey research design was adopted for the study. Total samples of two hundred (200) respondents were randomly selected for the study. The selection was done through the simple random collection. A questionnaire instrument was constructed by the researchers with the help of some measurement experts that gave it face and content validity. To test the hypotheses and to ascertain whether to accept or reject them, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis was considered appropriate because of the nature of each of the variables involved. The .05 level of significance was used for the statistical testing of each hypothesis with critical values and degrees of freedom. The results showed that, there is significant effect of muscular endurance and muscular strength on academic achievement of federal college of education students in physical education. Based on the findings of the study, appropriate conclusions and recommendations were made.

Keywords: Endurance, Strength, Academic Achievement and Physical Education. 

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