Self-esteem of fourth grade students in learning physical education

Dian Pujianto, Yahya Eko Nopiyanto, Hakas Riris Anggita Ningrum, Dwi Nevitasari


Knowing the level of self-esteem of grade 4 students in participating in physical education learning is the main goal of this study. To achieve the research objectives used descriptive quantitative research methods. The research population involved in the data collection process was all 4th-grade students as many as 23 students. Meanwhile, total sampling was used for sampling so 23 students were used as research samples. A questionnaire consisting of 22 questions representing 7 indicators was used to collect data. While the data analysis technique uses the ideal mean value and standard deviation to classify the data obtained. The results of the data analysis illustrate that the indicators of self-satisfaction, positive emotions, and optimism are in the high category. While the indicators of interaction, dare to take risks, positive attitude and self-confidence are in the medium category. So, it was concluded that the level of self-esteem of grade 4 students participating in physical education learning at Elementary School 38 Bengkulu City was moderate. 


Self-esteem; Students; Physical Education

Full Text:



Afari, E., Ward, G., & Khine, M. S. (2012). Global self-esteem and self-efficacy correlate Relation of academic achievement and self-esteem among Emirati students. International Education Studies, 5(2), 49–57.

Agyar, E. (2013). Life satisfaction, perceived freedom in leisure and self-esteem: The case of physical education and sport students. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 93, 2186-2193.

Akçakoyun, F. (2018). Analysis of self-esteem levels of students in physical education and sports high school. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 6(2), 73-79. doi:10.11114/jets.v6i2.2951

Andrade, A., Cruz, W. M. D., Correia, C. K., Santos, A. L. G., & Bevilacqua, G. G. (2020). Effect of practice exergames on the mood states and self-esteem of elementary school boys and girls during physical education classes: A cluster-randomized controlled natural experiment. Plos one, 15(6), e0232392.

Arshad, M., Zaidi, S. M. I. H., & Mahmood, K. (2015). Self-Esteem & Academic Performance among University Students. Journal of Education and Practice, 6(1), 156-162.

Chen, Z., Sun, K., & Wang, K. (2018). Self-esteem, achievement goals, and self-handicapping in college physical education. Psychological reports, 121(4), 690-704.

Cie?lak, K., & Golusi?ski, W. (2018). Coping with loss of ability vs. emotional control and self-esteem in women after mastectomy. Reports of practical oncology and radiotherapy, 23(3), 168-174. DOI: 10.1016/j.rpor.2018.02.002

Cooper, K. M., Krieg, A., & Brownell, S. E. (2018). Who perceives they are smarter? Exploring the influence of student characteristics on student academic self-concept in physiology. Advances in physiology education, 42(2), 200-208.

Cvencek, D., Fryberg, S. A., Covarrubias, R., & Meltzoff, A. N. (2018). Self?concepts, self?esteem, and academic achievement of minority and majority north American elementary school children. Child development, 89(4), 1099-1109.

Farid, M. F., & Akhtar, M. (2013). Self-esteem of secondary school students in Pakistan. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 14(10), 1325-1330. 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2013.14.10.2502

Fox, K. R., & Lindwall, M. (2014). Self-esteem and self-perceptions in sport and exercise. In Routledge companion to sport and exercise psychology (pp. 58-72). Routledge.

Ní Chróinín, D., Fletcher, T., & O’Sullivan, M. (2018). Pedagogical principles of learning to teach meaningful physical education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 23(2), 117-133.

Pretz, J. E., & Nelson, D. (2017). Creativity is influenced by domain, creative self-efficacy, mindset, self-efficacy, and self-esteem. In The creative self (pp. 155-170). Academic Press.

Roddy, C., Amiet, D. L., Chung, J., Holt, C., Shaw, L., McKenzie, S., ... & Mundy, M. E. (2017, November). Applying best practice online learning, teaching, and support to intensive online environments: An integrative review. In Frontiers in Education (Vol. 2, p. 59). Frontiers.

Rubeli, B., Oswald, E., Conzelmann, A., Schmid, J., Valkanover, S., & Schmidt, M. (2020). Promoting schoolchildren’s self-esteem in physical education: testing the effectiveness of a five-month teacher training. Physical education and sport pedagogy, 25(4), 346-360.

Steinberg, C., & Steinberg, F. (2016). Importance of students’ views and the role of self-esteem in lessons of creative dance in physical education. Research in Dance Education, 17(3), 189-203.

Teneva, N., & Lemay, E. P. (2020). Projecting loneliness into the past and future: Implications for self-esteem and affect. Motivation and Emotion, 44(5), 772-784.

Verdianingsih, E. (2018). Self-Esteem in Mathematics Education. EDUSCOPE: Jurnal Pendidikan, Pembelajaran, dan Teknologi, 3(2), 7-15.

Wagiran. (2015). Metodologi Penelitian Pendidikan: Teori dan Implementasi. Yogyakarta: Deepublish.

Wardiana, W. (2018). Pengaruh Model Pendidikan Gerak Dan Model Kooperatif Terhadap Keterampilan Gerak Dasar Dan Self-Esteem Pada Siswa Kelas Bawah (Doctoral dissertation, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia).

Wei, M., Yeh, C. J., Chao, R. C.-L., Carrera, S., & Su, J. C. (2013). Family support, self-esteem, and perceived racial discrimination among Asian American male college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(3), 453–461.



  • There are currently no refbacks.



sinta-logogarudagoogleroadcrossref JournalStories Main logo


Kantor Program Studi Pendidikan Jasmani dan Kesehatan
Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan
Universitas Sriwijaya
Jl. Raya Palembang-Prabumulih KM 32, Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, Sumatera Selatan 30862

Creative Commons License

Altius: Jurnal Ilmu Olahraga dan Kesehatan is licensed under a Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International — CC BY 4.0