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Recognizing psychological aspects of students and their reactions in special occasions could act as a strong educational aid and it could result in increasing the effect of educational aid and in terms of economics it is efficient for the students, teachers and education system. Lack of happiness and low self-confidence are considered as factors resulting in decreasing the quality of life and academic status of university students. The main aim of the current research is surveying the correlation between welfare and academic achievement of physical education students. From the point of aim this research is an applied research and from the point of methodology it is a correlative research, and data are collected through field data collection. For determining the personality the NEOFFI standard personality inventory was used and for determining the happiness the Oxford happiness questionnaire was used and also for measuring the academic achievement of the students the GPA of two semesters was used. The research samples include 357 physical education university students of Tehran and also the statistical methods of Pearson correlation coefficient, and regression were used by the use of SPSS 20 software. Results showed that in addition to the positive and significant correlation between happiness and academic achievement of the university students, the happiness could also explain 13% of changes in academic achievements.
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Author(s): Zahra Salehi Akbar Afarinesh Khak and Shahram Alam
Five Personality Traits, Happiness, Academic Achievement, and Physical Education University Student.