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This research investigated the perspectives of junior high school students regarding their involvement in Physical Education (PE) activities in Jaman South Municipality, Bono region, Ghana. It focused particularly on the current condition of PE and its associated challenges. Employing a descriptive cross-sectional survey with a quantitative approach, the study included 62 Junior High Schools totaling 7,448 students. Utilizing simple random sampling and the lottery method, the study selected five schools from nine, sampling 372 students based on the Yamane (1967) formula. Primary data was gathered via structured questionnaires, vetted by physical education experts. The questionnaire's reliability was confirmed through a pre-test in Berekum Municipal, outside the study area. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 23, employing percentages, means, and standard deviations. Ethical considerations included obtaining participants' consent. Findings indicated a general neglect of PE in schools and highlighted multiple student challenges in participating in PE, such as inadequate instructors, equipment, time, and motivation. Consequently, the study recommends that school heads, stakeholders, and School Improvement and Support Officers (SISOs) closely monitor and enforce PE implementation, ensuring schools are well-equipped for these activities. This involves collaboration among school heads, stakeholders, and educational authorities to provide the necessary facilities and resources for effective PE programs.


Physical Education (PE) Jaman South Municipality Challenges in PE Implementation and monitoring

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Alhassan, A. . (2024). The Impact of School Infrastructure on Student Participation and Attitude towards Physical Education in Basic Schools. Convergence Chronicles, 5(1), 276–284.


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