Dispositional factors of personality professional development of the future teachers of physical education and sport

Keywords: physical education and sport, students, professional development, factors


Purpose: The relevance of the problem of professional development of teachers led to the emergence of a large number of publications on this topic in the literature. But these publications do not clarify this very complex phenomenon and do not encourage the emergence of new scientific problems. This has determined the research interest. It is based on the need to clarify idea of internal factors on an intrapersonal level that contribute to the effective professional development of future physical education and sport teachers. The purpose of the work is to study them. Methods: Study participants were students from four Physical Education Faculties (physical education, sports, physical therapy and tourism) of higher education in the field of physical education in Western Ukraine. A total of 356 students participated in the study of internal factors on an intrapersonal level. The choice of research sample was random, the age of students - 18-19 years old. We used the questionnaire to determine the correlation between the two signalling systems and to determine the temperamental characteristics of students. To gather and analyze data we used the quantitative method. Result: Result showed that the second signalling system dominates in the majority of surveyed students. Most of the students with the prevailing second signalling system belong to the faculty of tourism (74%). We have determined the average level of the intellectual development sphere for all students without any exceptions. The highest rates were identified for the students of physical therapy faculty. The future teachers of physical education and sport showed the lowest results in communicative sphere. This is insufficient for professional and pedagogical activity. This group of students showed the best development in psychomotor qualities, even though the results were on average level. In general, we have not determined any significant discrepancies in psychomotor, intellectual and communicative spheres of the future teachers of physical education and sports in comparison with the students of other areas of training. Conclusions: We have demonstrated that the properties of the various personality aspects of the future physical education and sports teacher in the intellectual and communication domains are insufficient for professional work. They require the development of targeted effective methods for professional education and psycho-pedagogical means of motivation. The results of internal factors of students’ personality professional development diagnostics are supported by compliance of their characterological features to the professional demands but also by the conscious professional interests.


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Author Biographies

N.I. Stepanchenko, Lviv State University of Physical Culture named after I. Bobersky
pp@ldufk.edu.ua; 11, Kostiushko, Str., Lviv, 79000, Ukraine
Y.A. Briskin, Lviv State University of Physical Culture named after I. Bobersky
tmos@ldufk.edu.ua; 11, Kostiushko, Str., Lviv, 79000, Ukraine


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How to Cite
Stepanchenko N, Briskin Y. Dispositional factors of personality professional development of the future teachers of physical education and sport. Physical education of students. 2019;23(4):202-8. https://doi.org/10.15561/20755279.2019.0407