Confidence, Academic Stress, Coping Strategies as Predictors of Student Academic Achievement in Physical Education Classes During Covid-19

Keywords: self-confidence, academic stress, coping strategies, academic achievement


Research purpose. In this COVID-19 pandemic era, the psychological aspect takes an important role in achieving optimal academic results among students, but the factors that correlate with academic achievement are not yet known accurately. Thus, this study aims to assess the relationship between self-confidence, academic stress, coping strategies and academic achievement.

Materials and methods. This study used a correlation method with subjects from among students in grades 7 to 9 at Ibtidaiyah Junior High School (N = 90). The instrument used in this study was a self-confidence, academic stress and coping strategy questionnaire, while the average score for the final semester examination was used as an indicator that showed progress of student academic achievement. Data was analyzed using IBM SPSS to find out descriptive statistics, data normality. Meanwhile, bivariate correlation and regression analysis were used to test the relationship between variables. The following conclusions can be drawn from this study.

Results. First, self-confidence was related to academic achievement, second, academic stress was related to academic achievement, and third, the coping strategy was related to academic achievement.

Conclusions. Thus, to obtain high academic achievement in physical education classes, contribution from self-confidence, academic stress and coping strategies are highly needed. The findings from this study make several contributions to the development of science in the physical education field in terms of psychology to improve student academic achievement.


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Author Biographies

Aria Kusuma Yuda, University of Singaperbangsa Karawang

Faculty of Teacher Training and Education,
 Jl. HS.Ronggo Waluyo, Puseurjaya, Kec. Telukjambe Tim., Kabupaten Karawang, Jawa Barat 41361, Indonesia

Citra Resita, University of Singaperbangsa Karawang

Faculty of Teacher Training and Education,
 Jl. HS.Ronggo Waluyo, Puseurjaya, Kec. Telukjambe Tim., Kabupaten Karawang, Jawa Barat 41361, Indonesia

Rhama Nurwansyah, University of Singaperbangsa Karawang

Faculty of Teacher Training and Education,
 Jl. HS.Ronggo Waluyo, Puseurjaya, Kec. Telukjambe Tim., Kabupaten Karawang, Jawa Barat 41361, Indonesia

Ruslan Abdul Gani, University of Singaperbangsa Karawang

Faculty of Teacher Training and Education;
 Jl. HS.Ronggo Waluyo, Puseurjaya, Kec. Telukjambe Tim., Kabupaten Karawang, Jawa Barat 41361,  Indonesia

Zsolt Németh, University of Pécs

Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Sport Science and Physical Education
Pécs, Vasvári Pál u. 4, 7622, Hungary

Edi Setiawan, University of Suryakancana

Faculty of Teacher Training and Education,
Jl. Pasirgede Raya, Bojongherang, Kec. Cianjur, Kabupaten Cianjur, Jawa Barat 43216, Indonesia


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Yuda, A., Resita, C., Nurwansyah, R., Gani, R., Németh, Z., & Setiawan, E. (2022). Confidence, Academic Stress, Coping Strategies as Predictors of Student Academic Achievement in Physical Education Classes During Covid-19. Teorìâ Ta Metodika Fìzičnogo Vihovannâ, 22(2), 180-187.
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