Investigation of Leisure Time Attitude of University Students According to Some Parameters (Example of Northern Cyprus)
- Leisure, Leisure time attitude, Sports, Recreative sports, Cognitive, Affective, Behavioral
The attitude of leisure can be defined as all the emotions, thoughts, attitudes and behaviors shown for the leisure concept. The aim of this study is to examine the leisure attitudes of the students of the Cyprus University according to various parameters such as gender, age, class, faculty and whether to do recreational sports. A total of 265 students participated in the study. Leisure Attitude Scale was used to evaluate student’s leisure attitudes. Independent sample t test was used for analyzing gender and recreational sports variables, and the one-way ANOVA test was used for analysis of age, class and faculty variables. According to the results obtained, there was a significant difference in the cognitive, affective and behavioral dimensions of the three sub-dimensions of the scale for the variable of doing recreational sports. In addition, differentiation was observed in the cognitive sub-dimension for the age variable and the behavioral sub-dimension for the class variable.