INFLUENCE OF SECTIONAL CLASSES ON THE PSYCHO-EMOTIONAL STATE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
ВПЛИВ СЕКЦІЙНИХ ЗАНЯТЬ НА ПСИХОЕМОЦІЙНИЙ СТАН СТУДЕНТІВ З ІНВАЛІДНІСТЮ

Alla Kovtun, Prydniprovska State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, Irina Stepanova, Valeriya Reshetilova, Amr Saber Hamza, Prydniprovska State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, Prydniprovska State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, Aswan University
2020 Sports Bulletin of the Dnieper  
Introduction and purpose of the study. Among the main problems of young people with disabilities are overcoming social exclusion, getting used to family responsibilities, having concerns about their lack of opportunities for socialization, which can cause stress, anxiety, depression and other psycho-emotional symptoms and disorders. The hypothesis of scientific research is that engaging in physical education can restore, develop and enhance physical fitness and wellness of persons with
more » ... ies, assist their self-actualization and social integration, which means to positively influence the students' mental health and emotional wellbeing. The purpose of the study is to examine how physical education influences mental health and emotional wellbeing of students with disabilities in order to determine ways to improve their social adaptation. Materials and methods. The study carries out literature review of methodological studies and scientific research, as well as examines mental health and emotional wellbeing of students with disabilities using the SAS method. The control group consisted of 15 students from the O. Gonchar National University. The experimental group consisted of 10 students with disabilities enrolled in a powerlifting team. Results. The SAS method demonstrated that the indicators of activity and mood were similar for both groups: activity indicators (4.84±0.28 points in the control group, 4.45±0.31 points in the experimental group) and mood indicators (5.27±0.35 points in the control group, 5, 42±0.41 points in the experimental group). However, wellness scores in the students with disabilities were significantly higher than in their non-disabled peers (4.65±0.34 points in the control group, 5.46±0.23 points in the experimental group; P<0.05). The well-being score, made of a number of subjective feelings regarding one's life satisfaction and an emotional evaluation, was average for both groups. Conclusions. The results of the study of students' mental health and emotional wellbeing according to the SAS method showed a positive influence of adaptive physical education sports as extra-curricular classes and courses on the well-being, activity levels, and moods of students with disabilities. The Adaptive Physical Education students were full of strength and more cheerful, optimistic, and satisfied than their non-disabled peers. Keywords: adaptive physical education, students, disability, emotional state, higher education
doi:10.32540/2071-1476-2019-1-248 fatcat:f4xlvgsghzhsfo5xrsxmgoywca