Vol 4 No 3 (2018)
Articles

Examination of the Level of Participation of Secondary School Students in Extracurricular Sports Activities [Burdur Example]

Mehmet ŞAHİN
European University of Lefke TRNC
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Keywords
  • Secondary school students,
  • Extracurricular,
  • Sports activities.

Abstract

This research aims to determine the level of participation of secondary school students in Burdur in extracurricular sports activities and the issues they experience. 247 secondary school students in Burdur participated in this research. A survey composed of a total of 19 questions developed by Selçuk (2006) was used. In conclusion; when taking into account the factor of which grade secondary school students are in, it has been determined that football and volleyball are the most preferred branches of sport in all grades, and that there are statistically no significant differences between extracurricular sports activities according to which grade students are in.  It has been determined that secondary school students who have participated in the study statistically present no significant differences in their extracurricular sports activities according to the profession of their fathers. It has been determined that the support shown by the families of students participating in the study in terms of their engagement in sports, statistically demonstrates no significant difference according to the number of people in the family. It has been determined that the support shown by the families of students participating in the study in terms of their engagement in sports, statistically demonstrates no significant difference according to the profession of their mothers. It has been observed that the rate of support given for engaging in sport by families of participants whose mothers are white collar workers are higher than other families. It has been determined that statistically, there are significant differences between extracurricular sports activities secondary school students engage in, according to their genders. It was found that the changes in academic status during the which secondary school students participate in extracurricular sports competitions statistically demonstrates no significant difference according to their genders.

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