TURKISH ADOLESCENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARD PHYSICAL EDUCATION


Hunuk D. , Demirhan G.

PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS, vol.111, no.2, pp.324-332, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 111 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.2466/06.07.11.13.pms.111.5.324-332
  • Title of Journal : PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR SKILLS
  • Page Numbers: pp.324-332

Abstract

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.