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ERIC Number: EJ1042394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct-23
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Effect of Recreational Activities on Self-Esteem Development of Girls in Adolescence
Bayazit, Betül
Educational Research and Reviews, v9 n20 p920-924 Oct 2014
This study aimed to investigate the effect of recreational activities on self-esteem development of girls in adolescence. For this purpose, a total of 20 girls in adolescence period took part in the present study. Recreational activities program included bowling, patenga, orienteering, basketball, volleyball, badminton, ping-pong, dance, fun athletics. This program lasted for 90 min a day, 2 days a week for 10 weeks. Coopersmith (1967) Self-esteem scale was used to determine self-esteem levels of the girls in adolescence. The data was analyzed using SPSS 18.0 Package Program. Descriptive statistics and paired samples t test were used to analyze the data. Level of significance was determined to be 0.05. As a result of this study, there is a significant difference between self-esteem pretest and self-esteem posttest scores (p<0.05).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory