Risk taking Behavior and Mental Health among Physical Education Students
Shahanas P. P , Dr. Harish Kumar C. V.
The study sought to determine the risk taking behaviour and mental health among physical education students. The sample consisted of 100 early adults (physical education students), 50 boys and 50 girls. Different statistical techniques were used to
obtain the data. The method of selection was purposive sampling method from different institutions in Kerala. Risk taking behaviour and mental health were calculated by using the questionnaires of risk taking behaviour and mental health
profile. Statistical techniques such as t test, ANOVA, Scheffe’s post hoc tests and coefficient of correlation were used for the analysis of data. The findings illustrate that there is a relation between risk taking behaviour and mental health and different
variables affect the risk taking behaviour and mental health in physical education students.