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ERIC Number: EJ1017151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug-10
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Investigation of the Effect of Sport on Submissive Behavior and Communication Skills of High School Students
Abakay, Ugur
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n15 p1304-1309 Aug 2013
This study was carried out to detect the differences in submissive behaviors and communication skills of high school students in terms of sports activities and relationship between communication skills and properties of submissive behavior of high school students who are actively involved in sports activities. In this respect at the study, 728 (284 females, 444 males) disadvantaged high school students whose families settled in Gaziantep province by immigration were selected randomly in 2012. The mean age of female students is 16.56 [plus or minus] 1.13 and male students 16.73 plus or minus 1.08. To obtain data of the research, for detecting submissive behavior level "Submissive Acts Scale" developed by Gilbert and Allan (1994) and for detecting communication skills "Communication Skills Assessment Scale" developed by Korkut (1996) were used. Independent Samples t-test, One Way ANOVA and Pearson Correlation test were performed using SPSS 16.0 (Statistical Package for Social Sciences). As a result of the study, it has been found that while the properties of submissive behaviors of high school students who are actively involved in sports activities lower than sedentary, communication skills proved to be higher. While one of the relationships of communication skills and submissive behavior is increase, the other one decreases. While submissive behaviors in small groups in terms of age and class were found higher, communication skills were found lower. In addition it has been found that, communication skills are higher and submissive behaviors are lower in female.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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