Mental Toughness and the Level of Achievement for Female Physical Education Teachers
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This research aims to standardize a mental toughness scale and achievement level scale for female physical education teachers, as well as identify percentage of mental toughness dimensions and achievement level scale for the female physical education teachers and the differences between female teachers in light of years of experience. Research sample has been selected from public preparatory schools at menofia governorate during 2009/2010 school year, and consisted of (37) female teachers
... male teachers (36.61 years, 14.95 years of experience), which represents (34.26%) of the population. The number of pilot study sample for scale standardizing was (30) female teachers which represents (27.78%) of population. The two researchers have used mental toughness scale and achievement level scale for the female physical education teachers "designed by them". The study results suggests that both scales could be considered standardized and consisted of 5 and 4 dimensions for mental toughness scale and achievement level scale respectively. Percentages of mental toughness dimensions and achievement level axes of physical education female teachers differed according to the number of experience years. There was a strong correlation between mental toughness dimensions and achievement level axes and dimensions for the female physical education teachers. Whenever the female teacher (are characterized by good degree of mental toughness they accordingly enjoy best achievement level. Keywords: Commitment-Control-Challenge-Self Confidence-Motivation-preparation and planning-lesson implementations-special program-implementing school physical education program-professional development plus the ability of innovation-school activities supervisionactivity axis as a member in school.