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ERIC Number: EJ995144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Social, Mental, Academic and Physical Development in Groups Doing Sports
Nas, Kazim; Temel, Veysel; Akpinar, Selahattin; Akpinar, Oznur
Educational Research and Reviews, v7 n26 p563-570 Oct 2012
The aim of this study is to show whether sport has an effect on education/academic success and social, mental and physical development or not. The search involves 160 students studying at Physical Education and Sports High School at Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University. Graded quintet likert type questionnaire was used as a measuring means. The first part of the questionnaire consists of demographic features and the second part was developed by Aksoy and adapted by a researcher. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to measure all tests. Alpha coefficient was checked and found to be 78% for reliability. Frequency analysis and one way variance analysis were used for measuring students' answers realized from the questions given. According to the results of this study, it can be said that there is an effect of sport on education. Besides, there is a statistical difference in terms of academic learning, social, mental and physical developments. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey