Vol 6 No 4 (2020)
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Examining for Leisure Barriers for Female Students Studying in the Faculty of Sports Science

Mustafa KIZILKOCA
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Munzur University, Turkey.
Akif BOZKIR
Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Munzur University, Turkey.
Published November 18, 2020
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Keywords
  • Female, Leisure, Barriers, Student.
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KIZILKOCA, M., & BOZKIR, A. (2020). Examining for Leisure Barriers for Female Students Studying in the Faculty of Sports Science. Asian Journal of Education and Training, 6(4), 636-641. https://doi.org/10.20448/journal.522.2020.64.636.641

Abstract

The aim of our study was to examine the levels of leisure barriers of female undergraduate students in the Faculty of Sports Sciences in terms of some demographic characteristics. The participants of our study are 120 randomly selected female undergraduate students who studied at Firat University Faculty of Sports Sciences in 2020. In order to determine the personal characteristics of the participants in the study, a personal information form (Age, Class, Department and Branch) and a scale of leisure barriers developed by Alexandris and Carroll (1997a) and adapted to Turkish by Gürbüz, Öncü, and Emir (2012) were applied. It is seen that the leisure barriers scale scores of female undergraduate students studying in the departments of the Faculty of Sport Sciences of Firat University are above average with an average of 2.79 in the individual psychology sub-dimension and, 2.77 in the lack of knowledge sub-dimension, 3.17 in the facility sub-dimension, 2.58 in the lack of friends sub-dimension, 3.09 in the time sub-dimension, and 2.85 in the lack of interest sub-dimension according to the findings of the study. It was observed that it was higher than the average with an average of 2.88, considering the general mean score of the leisure barriers scale.

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