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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(11); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.051104.

Health is the first: Research on the Influence of Wushu Class on Psychological Resilience of Female College Students


Jingnan Yu

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Jingnan Yu

Department of Physical Education, Beijing International Studies University, Beijing, China


Under the guidance of the idea of “health is the first” in the new era, more attention has been paid to the education of students’ physical and mental health. In 2018, Ministry of Physical, Health and Arts Education of the Department of Education established the Four-in-one Goal for school physical education in the new era---- enjoyment, physique, personality and perseverance. As a traditional sport in China, Chinese martial arts, which is also called Wushu, has a unique way to promote a healthy personality and develop perseverance. Therefore, this study takes Wushu culture as the theoretical basis to conduct a 12-week experiment on students by teaching them Changquan, a sort of Wushu. This study found that Wushu has a positive effect on the psychological resilience of female college students, because there was a statistical difference in their psychological resilience before and after the experiment. In addition, sophomores showed a higher level of psychological resilience than freshmen; while freshmen were more likely to improve it than sophomores.


Health is the first; Martial arts education; Female college students; Psychological resilience

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Jingnan Yu. Health is the first: Research on the Influence of Wushu Class on Psychological Resilience of Female College Students. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 11: 16-24. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.051104.


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