Activity Preferences of Generation Z Students for Tertiary Physical Education: Implications for Curriculum Enhancement




Activity Preference in Physical Education, Generation Z Students, Enhancing Tertiary Physical Education, Phenomenology Research


This research aimed to look into Generation Z Students' preferred activities to enhance the curriculum content of Tertiary Physical Education in one of the leading Universities in the Philippines using the phenomenological research design due to the fact that a great number of students in Physical Education have dropped out. A total of 110 research participants were involved in focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, and extensive field observation.  Results from focus group discussions, interviews, and extensive observations resulted to five concerns: less lectures, practical activities needed, minimal competition programs, and group activities. Findings from this study served as basis for a contextualized Physical Education program for Generation Z students in Southern Philippines.


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Author Biographies

Ruben Jr Lagunero Tagare, University of Southern Mindanao

Instructor, Institute of Sports, Physical Education, and Recreation

Geraldine Delos Cientos Villaluz, University of San Carlos

Assistant Administrator, School of Education


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How to Cite

Tagare, R. J. L., & Villaluz, G. D. C. (2021). Activity Preferences of Generation Z Students for Tertiary Physical Education: Implications for Curriculum Enhancement. Multidisciplinary Journal for Education, Social and Technological Sciences, 8(2), 92–106.