Development of mental education through sports to enhance adolescent personal resilience


  • Eddy Marheni Padang State University, Indonesia
  • Eko Purnomo Padang State University, Indonesia
  • Ardo Okilanda Padang State University, Indonesia
  • Irfan Oktavianus Padang State University, Indonesia
  • Burhan Hambali Indonesian University of Education, Indonesia
  • Rizki Burstiando University Nusantara PGRI Kediri, Indonesia
  • Firunika Intan Cahyani Padang State University, Indonesia
  • Nina Jermaina Padang State University, Indonesia



Mental health, Personal resilience, Mental education, Sports, Youth


Objective: Based on the problem at hand, the aim of this study was to investigate how adolescents' personal resilience is understood in the context of developing mental education through sports activities. Research Methods: This study used a quantitative research method with an experimental approach. This study used a sample of high school students (SMA) class XI which was taken by randomized sampling. The total sample of this study amounted to 50 students. Students who became the research sample were assumed to have the ability (in class XI) and the same age (average 16 years). Research results: The results show that there is an average difference between the Pre-test and Post-test physical education learning outcomes, which means that there is an average difference in students' personal resilience scores between the pre-test and post-test. These results indicate the influence of the results of mental education intervention through physical education in increasing students' personal resilience. In the implementation of the post-test, the average value is 100.3 while the average value of the post-test is 49.5, or if you look at the difference (gain) between the post-test and the pre-test of 50.4 which shows a significant result of increasing student resilience from the results of mental education interventions in sports education learning at school. Conclusion: Mental education development programs in adolescents should be tailored to the health interests of the adolescent generation. Sports clubs have the potential to be an arena for health improvement.


Directorate of Research, Technology and Community Service, Directorate General of Higher Education, Research and Technology, Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology


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Marheni, E., Purnomo, E., Okilanda, A., Oktavianus, I., Hambali, B., Burstiando, R., Cahyani, F. I., & Jermaina, N. (2023). Development of mental education through sports to enhance adolescent personal resilience. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 19(2), 536–549.