This study aimed to unveilthehealthy behavioramong a sample of talented and ordinary students from schools at Ajloun city /Jordan, and its relationship to some demographic variables (gender, class)andeconomic levelof the family and academic achievement. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher usedHealthy BehaviorTest which wasprepareddepending on Smadi & Smadi scale(2011).To ensure thevalidity and reliability of the study, the sample consisted of 92talented and 138ordinary students who were randomlystratified selectedfrom class of supreme basic and secondary schools. The researcher came up with the findings using up the arithmetic averages,standard deviations andvalue of (T),the multi variance analysis correlation coefficient.The study showed thatthe level ofhealthy behaviorbetween the talented and ordinary students was high, andthe results also assured that there weren’tstatistically significant differences at(α≤0.05)at thelevel of the total healthy behaviorand its dimensions between students (Talented and Ordinary) regarding to class variableand gender variable,and there weren’tstatistically significant differences at(α≤0.05)at thelevel of the total healthy behaviorand protecting general healthdimensionand psychological & socialdimensions between talented studentsand ordinary studentsandtheacademic achievement, andalsothere wasn’tanycorrelation relationship between the level ofthe healthy behaviorand its dimensions between ordinary students& academic achievementThese results were discussed in the light of the theoretical framework and previous studies, and the researchers recommendedthat it’s necessarytoimplement counseling programs for parents about the procedures of healthy behavior development of sons.and it’s necessary that school curriculums and the visual and auditory media must contain the healthy behavior elements.
Al Nawasreh, Faisal; Awas, Bothenh; and Al Horany, Safa
"Health Behavior among Gifted and Normal Students at Ajloun District, and its Relationship with their Academic Achievements,"
An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities): Vol. 32:
6, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/anujr_b/vol32/iss6/5