Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

A research on the levels of perceived stress and quality of life of physical education teachers: A pilot study in Türkiye

Alpay Numan
  • Alpay Numan
  • Faculty of Sports Sciences, Balikesir University, Balikesir, Türkiye.
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  •  Received: 19 May 2022
  •  Accepted: 29 June 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022


The study focuses on the classification of occupational stressors perceived by physical training teachers in Turkey and the correlations of these stressors between some workload, biographic and quality of life variables. This research was conducted face to face among physical education teachers in public and private schools in the cities of Bal?kesir, Kocaeli, Bursa, Kütahya, Osmaniye, Yalova, Ankara, Antalya, Adana, U?ak, Manisa, Kayseri, ?zmir, ?anl?urfa, in 2021 and 2022. The cluster method was applied. This research on physical education teachers in Turkey is a cross-sectional study. Data analysis was done using t-test and analysis of variance. First, the Pearson correlation analysis was done by examining the relationship between the variables of quality of life and perceived stress and its effect. A linear regression analysis was done with the purpose of identifying its predictability negatively and significantly (p<0.001).


Key words: Physical education, teacher, stress, stress perception, quality of life.