Effectiveness a Method of Brain Gym to Lower the Level of Burnout of Students to Study

Nenden Desi Mulyani Apandi


ABSTRACT: Learning activities are the activities the most basic in the whole process educated at a school. Success in learning activities depends to teachers in given the lectures, and interaction between teacher and their students. In receiving the information, the brain of the back be difficult to be expressed, so that people feel stress that will result in eager to study and work being reduced. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of Brain Gym method to reducing burn out on student learning at the SMP (Sekolah Menengah Pertama or Junior High School) of Aisyiyah Boarding School in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. A quasi experimen uses non-equivalent control group design: one of non-equivalent design pre-test and post-test control group scheme model. The open ended burn out instrument were used to collected data on this study, in which all items of the instrument are favorable and the subject completed self-regulation questionnaires required students to rate their level of agreement on 25 items using 1-3 point. One hundred students of SMP of Aisyiyah Boarding School in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia obtained consent to participate in the study. Analysis data revealed that the hypothesis of a significance value (sig. 2-tailed) using t-test 0.001 (p < 0.05); then, the result showed H0 was rejected. So, the Brain Gym method effective to reduce of burnout on student learning.

KEY WORD: Brain Gym; Burnout; Student Learning. 

INTISARI: “Keefektifan Metode Asah Otak untuk Menurunkan Tingkat Kejenuhan Siswa dalam Belajar”. Kegiatan belajar adalah kegiatan yang paling mendasar dalam seluruh proses pendidikan di sebuah sekolah. Keberhasilan dalam kegiatan pembelajaran tergantung pada guru dalam memberikan ceramah, dan interaksi antara guru dan siswa mereka. Didalam menerima informasi, otak bagian belakang menjadi sulit diekspresikan, sehingga orang merasa stres yang berakibat keinginan untuk belajar dan bekerja menjadi berkurang. Tujuan dari penelitian ini adalah untuk menguji efektivitas metode Asah Otak dalam mengurangi kejenuhan belajar siswa di SMP (Sekolah Menengah Pertama) Aisyiyah Boarding School di Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia. Kuasi eksperimen dengan menggunakan desain kelompok kontrol non-ekuivalen: salah satunya dari model skema kelompok kontrol pra-test dan pasca-test non-ekuivalen. Instrumen buka tutup tentang kejenuhan digunakan untuk mengumpulkan data pada penelitian ini, di mana semua item instrumen yang disukai dan subjek menyelesaikan kuesioner tentang pengaturan diri yang mengharuskan siswa menilai diri mereka sendiri dengan tingkat kesepakatan pada 25 item menggunakan 1-3 poin. Seratus siswa SMP Aisyiyah Boarding School di Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia memperoleh izin untuk berpartisipasi dalam penelitian ini. Analisis data mengungkapkan bahwa hipotesis nilai signifikansi (sig. 2-tailed) menggunakan uji-t 0,001 (p < 0.05); kemudian, hasilnya menunjukkan H0 ditolak. Jadi, metode Asah Otak itu efektif untuk mengurangi kejenuhan dalam pembelajaran siswa.

KATA KUNCI: Asah Otak; Kejenuhan; Pembelajaran Siswa.

About the Author: Nenden Desi Mulyani Apandi, S.Pd. is a Student of Educational Psychology Study Program SPs UPI (School of Postgraduate, Indonesia University of Education), Jalan Dr. Setiabudhi No.229 Bandung 40154, West Java, Indonesia. For academic interests, the Author is able to be contacted via e-mail address at: ddnenden@gmail.com

Suggested Citation: Apandi, Nenden Desi Mulyani. (2019). “Effectiveness a Method of Brain Gym to Lower the Level of Burnout of Students to Study” in SIPATAHOENAN: South-East Asian Journal for Youth, Sports & Health Education, Volume 5(1), April, pp.53-64. Bandung, Indonesia: Minda Masagi Press owned by ASPENSI with a print-ISSN 2407-7348.

Article Timeline: Accepted (January 15, 2019); Revised (March 2, 2019); and Published (April 30, 2019).


Brain Gym; Burnout; Student Learning

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