TURKISH ADOLESCENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARD PHYSICAL EDUCATION


Hunuk D., Demirhan G.

PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS, cilt.111, ss.324-332, 2010 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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1163 middle school students (586 girls 577 boys Grades 6-8) were selected through a stratified random sampling method to examine their attitudes toward physical education (PE) by grade students sex sports participation characteristics and teacher s sex They were administered the Attitude Toward Physical Education Scale for Children Factorial analysis of variance indicated that Grade 8 students mean attitude scores were less positive than those of Grade 6 students but the attitudes of boys and of sports participants were more positive than of girls and nonsports participants Findings were similar regardless of the teacher s sex.