Investigation of Internet Addiction Levels of Physical Education Teachers
- Physical education, Sports, Psychology, Teacher, Internet, Addiction.
The aim of this study is to examine the internet addiction levels of physical education teachers. In the study, the descriptive survey method was used, which aimed at revealing the existing situation. The research group was comprised of 356 physical education teachers actively working at the public schools of Kayseri province in the 2019-2020 education year. In the study, Personal Information Form and Internet Addiction Scale were used as the data collection tools. SPSS program was used for the analysis of the data. According to the research results, internet addiction levels of physical education teachers was determined as “displaying no symptoms”, and according to this result, the internet addiction levels of the physical education teachers was interpreted as “low level”. Additionally, it was determined that there were statistically significant differences in the internet addiction levels of physical education teachers concerning age, marital status, professional experience, monthly income perception, school type, and school location; however, there was statistically no significant difference concerning the gender and sports branch.