- Physical education, Sports, Psychology, Teacher, Stress, Perception.
The aim of this study is to investigate the stress perceptions of physical education teachers and determine these perceptions in terms of certain variables. In the study, a descriptive survey method was used, which aimed at revealing the existing situation. The research group was comprised of 320 physical education teachers actively working in the state schools of Kayseri province in the 2019-2020 education year. In the study, Personal Information Form and Perceived Stress Scale were used as the data collection tools. SPSS program was used for the analysis of the data. Techniques of t test (independent-samples t test) for paired comparisons and one-way analysis of variance (one-way anova) for multiple comparisons were used in the research study. According to the research results, the stress perceptions of the physical education teachers were determined as “moderate”. Additionally, it was determined that there was statistically no significant difference among the stress perceptions of physical education teachers concerning their gender, age, marital status, sport branch, professional experience, monthly income perception, school type, and school location.