Forms of physical culture and sports activities of general education schools pupils at the age of 15–17 years in their spare time

Andriy Mandyuk


Purpose: to determine the forms of physical culture and sports activities in the general structure of spare time for pupils of general education schools aged 15–17 years.

Material & Methods: analysis and generalization of scientific literature; methods of theoretical level of research (analysis and synthesis) sociological survey. The study was attended by students of 10–11 grades of general education schools. Lviv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk and the city of Khmelnitsky. The total number of interviewed students was 907 people.

Results: most common types of activities are identified, to which students of general education schools aged 15–17 are involved in their spare time. Factors that determine the choice of activity by students in their spare time are established.

Conclusion: most popular types of physical culture and sports activities in their spare time among students aged 15–17 years is active rest and physical training and sports. The main factors influencing the choice of activities in their spare time among students aged 15–17 years, have their own tastes and preferences, a healthy lifestyle and school.


physical culture; motor activity; spare time; leisure; students

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