The Stimulation of Mental Health in Physical Education: A Systematic Review


  • Davanyah Gunasaekaran
  • Suriana Arifin
  • Nurwina Anuar


Mental Health, Physical Education, Teachers, Systematic Review, Stimulation


The purpose of this study is to investigate the various techniques and interventions that strive to develop mental health in children aged 7 to 12 years through physical education. This study looked at 1123 research papers published between 2010 and 2022, and 13 of them were chosen because they satisfied the inclusion requirements. According to the findings, the most examined variables were motivation, emotion, and self-regulation. The literature evaluation conducted in this study indicates the necessity of considering mental health and doing in physical education in order to contribute to creating a positive atmosphere for all. Finally, school personnel should be aware of the importance of promoting students' mental health through physical education.