Effect of employing the knowledge economy using the problem-solving strategy on the learning of basic tennis skills


DOI: https://doi.org/10.6018/sportk.545921
Palabras clave: Learning strategies, Knowledge economy, Problem-solving strategy, Tennis


Purpose: Identify the extent to which the knowledge economy is employed by using the problem-solving strategy in learning some basic tennis skills. Methods: The participants were 28 third-year female students from the College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of the University of Kirkuk. They were randomly divided into two groups with the same number of participants. The experimental group used the problem-solving method by employing the knowledge economy, and the control group received oral explanations and guidance from the teacher. The program lasted for eight weeks, with one educational unit per week, each lasting 90 minutes. Results: The educational programs had a significant main effect on tennis skills performance (p < 0.05), with a large effect size, as the percentage of improvement ranged from 52.49–58.78% for problem-solving method employing the knowledge economy and from 27.94–39.44% for the teacher guidance method. Conclusion: The positive effect of employing the knowledge economy through the problem-solving strategy on skill performance in tennis was stronger than that of a normal training program.


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Hussein, A., Majed, S., & Hasan, U. (2023). Effect of employing the knowledge economy using the problem-solving strategy on the learning of basic tennis skills. SPORT TK-Revista EuroAmericana de Ciencias del Deporte, 12, 3. https://doi.org/10.6018/sportk.545921