International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Investigation of High School Students' Attitudes toward Physical Education and Sports Lessons, in terms of Some Variables
Tuba Pidecioğlu, Selçuk Gençay

This study was conducted to investigate the high school freshman students’ attitudes related to the physical education lessons in terms of some variables. Physical education and sports lessons are really important not only for high school freshman students who have just reached puberty to prove themselves, but also for them to be aware of the physical changes happening on their body. Also, specifying students' attitudes will make a major contribution to this study to find out the efficiency of physical education and sports lesson. This study aims to reveal the present situation of the students for the class, so; the research method was designed as a survey method. The research includes 2512 high school freshman students from the centrical schools in Kahramanmaras. In order to measure students’ attitudes, the data were analyzed via “Scale of Physical Education and Sport Attitude” developed by Demirhan and Altay (2001). In consequence of the study conducted; according to students' gender; there in the schools, have they a school gym or not. The student's families support or not do support them; and according to BMI variables were significant differences in attitudes toward physical education and sports.

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