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Ruiz, G.; Lorenzo, L.; García, A. (2013). El trabajo con la inteligencia emocional en las clases de Educación Física: valoración de una experiencia piloto en Educación primaria. Journal of Sport and Health Research. 5(2):203-210.

 

ABSTRACT

 

The aim of the present study was to make a first exploratory analysis on the assessment issued by a group of elementary students when emotional intelligence contents are taught in their Physical Education classes (4 sessions). 25 students from third year (8,9 years ±0,25) took part in this four- sessions experience. The main block of contents was based on The Inner Resilience Program employing two different stress reduction techniques: 1) relaxation and 2) mindfulness. Two different age ranges exercises were applied (5-7 and 8-11 years). The results show a positive assessment of the sessions by the students and a good emotional state at the end of the sessions. Session including activities for the age range 5-7 years had a more positive valuation than the range of 8-11 years. 

 

KEY WORDS

Physical Education, Emotional Intelligence, stress, relaxation, mindfulness.   

 

 
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