International Journal of Business and Social Science

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


Studying Identification Level of Applicants of Football Supporter Teachers by Different Variables
Selçuk Gençay, Yagmur Akkoyunlu

This study was carried out to understand identification level of students at Kahramanmaras Sütçü Imam University Department of Physical Education Teaching and Faculty of Education with their football team by gender, faculty, the age of becoming supporter and the level of interest to the sports. The data was obtained by using “Sport Spectator Identification Scale”. The data obtained from questionnaire conducted on teacher applicant university students (n= 241) was solved with t test, One Way Anova and Pearson correlation analysis. In conclusion, there were not any significant relations found between teacher applicants’ gender and identification level with the team they supported (p>0.05). It was found that the younger they became supporter the greater identification level with their team got (p<0.05). It was also found that the identification level of the students at department of physical education teaching and sports was greater than the students at faculty of education (p<0.05). Besides, teacher applicants playing active role in sports were found to have a greater identification level with the team they supported (p<0.05).

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