INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF SPORT ON LIFE SKILLS: SAMPLE APPLICATION IN SPORT CENTERS

Human beings are in interaction with their environment in daily life constantly. Because of this interaction, he encounters many events that he has to manage throughout his life. Life skill is an ability that it express the positive and harmonious behaviors in order to effectively cope with the difficulties. It also supports success in today's rapidly changing world. Considering the positive effects of sports on people's lives, it can be said that it has an important place in developing life skills. In this study, the contribution of sports to life skills was examined by considering some demographic characteristics.This study was carried out between May 1 - May 30, 2019. Face-to-face survey method was applied to people coming for physical activity to 2 private gyms in Istanbul. In this study, "Life Skills Scale for Sport“ which was developed by Cronin and Allen (2017), translated into Turkish and made validity and reliability study by Açak and Düz (2018), was used and the contribution of sport to life skills was tried to be determined. The obtained data were analyzed statistically by SPSS 21.0 program. As a result of evaluation, it was found that there is a significant difference between education, working status and chronic illness with effects of sport on life skill.



Keywords
Life skill, sport, health, physical activity.



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