Sheel Dhar Dubey


The purpose of this study was to compare the attitude of urban and rural high school students towards physical education. One hundred high school male students were selected to serve as subjects from both urban and rural schools. Five schools from Lucknow city (urban) and five schools from rural areas around Lucknow were chosen for the study. Ten students were randomly reelected from each school. The average age of the subjects was 15 years. Edgington high school attitude scale was employed to assess the attitude of urban and rural high school students towards physical education. To compare the attitude of urban and rural students towards physical education ‘t’ test was employed. The level of significance chosen was .05.When urban and rural high school students, were compared it was found that urban school boys studying in Lucknow city had favorable attitude towards physical education. The mean score of urban student was significantly higher than rural student at .05 level of confidence.


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