Students’ Individual and Social Behaviors with Physical Education Teachers’ Personality

  •  Azizollah Arbabisarjou    
  •  Mehdi Sourki    
  •  Seyedeh Bonjar    


The main objective for this survey is to assess the relationship between physical education teachers’ personality and students’ individual with social behaviors. The statistical population of the study was all the teachers of physical education working at high schools in the academic year 2012-2013. The sample consisted of sixty teachers that were selected by stratified sampling method proportionate to the sample volume. The research method was descriptive-correlative type. The collection data instruments were the five-factor questionnaire of McCrae and Costa (2013) and a questionnaire about beliefs, individual and social behaviors tailored by the researcher. The reliability of two questionnaires in a pilot study was 0.89 and 0.83 respectively. Both questionnaires had conceptual and construct validity. The findings of the study indicated that there was a relationship between personality aspects of physical education teachers and students’ beliefs, individual and social behaviors. Since paying attention to the personality of physical education teachers could help improve the students’ beliefs and individual behaviors.

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