本研究最後根據研究結果，提出對學生家長、教育工作人員與未來研究者之若干建議，以作為參考。 With the increasing popularity of computer and Internet, the average teenager spend much of their leisure time playing internet games. Excessive participation in these games may cause family, educational and social problems. For the teenagers, Junior high school may be a crucial period of time for physical and mental development. Increasing participation in these internet games can deprive these teenager of their leisure time and in term also have a negative impact on their physical and mental health. The main purpose of the study is to explore the relationship between the extent of internet games, the physical fitness and the academic achievement of junior high school student.
This study is performed by giving original questionnaire to 9th grade students in a private junior high school in Tainan city. A total of 442 valid samples was collected. We analyze these data using SPSS Statistics V22.0. The results showed:
1.86% of junior high school students participate in Internet games.
2.Compare with the female students, male students spent more time playing Internet game per week and has poorer performance in flexibility, muscle strength, muscle endurance and cardiopulmonary function.
3.There is a negative correlation between the duration of internet gamse playing and physical fitness. Non-participants of internet games shows better muscle strength, muscle endurance and cardiopulmonary function than those who are minimal or moderate internet games player.
4.There is a negative correlation with significant difference among the extent of Internet playing and academic achievement. Those students with long duration of Internet game playing have poor grades in English and mathematics.
5.Family leisure activity may influence the amount of time these teenagers spent on Internet playing and exercise.
The results of this study may provide some suggestions for students, parents, educators, and future researcher.