• Dr. Tasleem Arif A/P, DSS&PE, University of the Haripur- Pakistan
  • Dr Waqar Akbar A/P, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi-Pakistan
  • Muhammad Zahid Mehmood SS Physical Education, Workers Welfare Higher Secondary Schools, Multan-Pakistan
  • Adil Ali Khan Department of Physical Education & Sports, AWKUM-Pakistan


Learning environment, academic achievement, health and physical education, secondary schools’ students.


Purpose: This study explored the relationship between learning ambiance and academic attainment of health and physical education students at secondary school level. Methods: A survey of 800 (males=400; females=400) randomly selected from 40 secondary schools was conducted to collect the required information. However, after elimination of some spoilt questionnaires; the researchers finally used 768 valid questionnaires for data analysis. Results: The analyzed information stated that the current student teaching and learning facilities in the chosen region were discovered not up to the mark, so these facilities have an adverse effect on learners, academics. Therefore, a major portion from both the groups of gender fell in the category of low achievement. Conclusion: The findings of the study also revealed   girls reporting lesser academic achievement might be due to societal norms and domestic pressure. Recommendations: The findings of the study may help the teachers to work in collaboration with their respective head of the institution to establish an arsenal of strategies that could inoculate students against low and average academic achievements by providing a conducive to learning environment

Author Biographies

Dr. Tasleem Arif, A/P, DSS&PE, University of the Haripur- Pakistan

A/P, DSS&PE, University of the Haripur- Pakistan

Dr Waqar Akbar, A/P, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi-Pakistan

A/P, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi-Pakistan

Muhammad Zahid Mehmood, SS Physical Education, Workers Welfare Higher Secondary Schools, Multan-Pakistan

SS Physical Education, Workers Welfare Higher Secondary Schools, Multan-Pakistan

Adil Ali Khan, Department of Physical Education & Sports, AWKUM-Pakistan

Department of Physical Education & Sports, AWKUM-Pakistan


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