INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


EXAMINING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION LEVELS OF STUDENT ATHLETES: A SAMPLE ON FOOTBALL AS AN SPORTS BRANCH

This study was conducted with the aim of examining the contribution of football to the communication levels of the student athletes who are at different grade levels and play in amateur sports clubs in terms of some variables. The sample of the study which was conducted by using general screening model is composed of 174 volunteer students selected through simple random method. In the research, “Scale of Effective Communication in Team Sports” was used as the data collection tool. As a result of the research, the athletes in the sample were given the answers to the scale questions; In the sub-dimension of acceptance and positive conflict, the participants of secondary education, aged 15 to 18, with family income of 50001 and over, playing in striker and midfielder position and playing football in the 1st Leagues, compared to the other participants, It was determined that the participants who were educated at university level, 23-26 age group, family income level of 50001 and above, playing in goalkeeper and striker position and playing football in school team and amateur leagues were more effective in communicating with teammates than the other participants. In addition, while the statistical value of education, age and family income level showed a significant difference in both sub-dimensions, it was found that they did not show a significant difference in the variables of play area and sporting level.



Keywords
Communication, Athlete, Student, School Team, Amateur Sports.



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