Vol 6 No 1 (2020)
Articles

Examination of the Levels of Digital Game Dependency of the Students of the Faculty of Sports

M. Fatih Karahuseyinoglu
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Firat University, Turkey.
Oguzhan Altungul
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Firat University, Turkey.
Eyyup Nacar
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Firat University, Turkey.
Omer Faruk Tutar
Institute of Health Sciences, Firat University, Turkey.
Published January 14, 2020
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Keywords
  • Sports, Digital gaming, Addiction, E-Sport.
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How to Cite
Karahuseyinoglu, M. F., Altungul, O., Nacar, E., & Tutar, O. F. (2020). Examination of the Levels of Digital Game Dependency of the Students of the Faculty of Sports. Asian Journal of Education and Training, 6(1), 18-22. https://doi.org/10.20448/journal.522.2020.61.18.22

Abstract

The aim of our study was to examine the digital game addiction levels of the students of the Faculty of Sports Sciences in terms of some variables. The research group of our study consists of 397 randomly selected undergraduate students studying at Firat University Faculty of Sports Sciences and Inonu University Faculty of Sports Sciences in 2019. Frequency of variables (f) and percentage (%) distributions were calculated and two-way variance analysis (ANOVA) was used in multiple group variables and t-test was used for the significance of the difference between the two independent groups. Tukey test was used to determine which groups it was among in the analysis in which significant differences were detected. According to the findings of our study, undergraduate students studying in the departments of Firat University Faculty of Sports Sciences and Inonu University Faculty of Sports Sciences; It was determined that there was no statistically significant difference in the level of digital game dependency of the undergraduate students depending on the department, class, gender and age variables in which they studied. There was a statistically significant difference between digital game dependency levels based on the state of playing the digital game and the daily playing time variables. In line with the study findings, digital game addiction with an average of 2.29 on the digital game addiction scores of undergraduate students studying at Firat University Faculty of Sports Sciences and Inonu University Faculty of Sports Sciences levels were below average.

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