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ERIC Number: EJ1017249
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May-23
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Effect of Sport on Decision Making Strategies
Tozoglu, Erdogan
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n10 p631-636 May 2013
The decisions people make in the face of circumstances they encounter influence their life in favourable or unfavourable ways. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between sporting habits and decision making strategies among university students. The research involved 1298 students (526 women and 772 men) studying during 2011-2012 academic years in various universities in Turkey. Decision Strategies Scale developed by Kuzgun was used to collect data. P = 0.05 significant level, t-test and analysis of variance techniques were used to analyze data. There was no difference in irresolute decision making strategies, and there was variation in logical, impulsive and dependent decision making strategies between genders. When their sporting activities were compared, there was no difference in logical, impulsive and irresolute decision making strategies but in dependent irresolute decision making strategies. In conclusion, sporting is important to effective decision making system. Sportive activities are also substantial in education system.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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