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ALRJournal. 2021; 5(4): 179-184 | DOI: 10.14744/alrj.2021.57983

The examination of constraint of university students participation in recreational physical activities

Mehmet Ali Öztürk1, Eyyüp Sarıkol2
1Mehmet Ali Ozturk, Bitlis Eren University, School of Physical Education and Sports, Bitlis/Turkey
2Eyyup Sarıkol,Iğdır University, School of Physical Education and Sports, Iğdır/Turkey

This research, which aims to determine the motivation of university students to participate in recreational physical activities and to compare them, is a field study. The research was carried out with the participation of 837 faculty students, n = 334 from Bartın University and n = 503 from Karabük University, in the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. In the study, the "Recreational activities participation scale" consisting of 28 items and 7 sub-dimensions was used. Parametric tests were used in the study because of the normal distribution of the data as a result of the normality distribution. Research findings aiming to evaluate especially on the basis of gender; It showed that both male and female students from Bartın University participating in the study had more negative participation in recreational physical activities than Karabük University students. While statistical significance was detected at the level of p <0.005 in the sub-dimensions of physical characteristics, field conditions and mental reasons among female participants, a significance at the level of p <0.005 was found in the physical characteristics and mental reasons sub-dimensions among male students. According to the results of the research, it was shown that the motivation of participating in recreational physical activities of the students studying at Karabük University was higher than the students studying at Bartın University.

Keywords: recreation, physical activity, university students, participation

Mehmet Ali Öztürk, Eyyüp Sarıkol. The examination of constraint of university students participation in recreational physical activities. ALRJournal. 2021; 5(4): 179-184

Corresponding Author: Mehmet Ali Öztürk, Türkiye
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