Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(2), pp. 186 - 193
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050203
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Analysis of the Influence of Adolescence Period Sport Activities on Emphatic Tendency


Mehmet Acet 1, Tamer Karademir 2,*, Sercan Gökçiçek 1
1 School of Physical Education and Sports, Dumlupinar University, Turkey
2 School of Physical Education and Sports, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

This study was conducted to find out how the empathic tendency levels of adolescent high school students were shaped in terms of sport activities and some variables. The study group includes a total of 1868 students, 866 females and 1002 males, between the ages 14 and 18 who were studying in different high schools (science high school, vocational high school, sports high school, Anatolian high school, etc). The data were collected through Emphatic Tendency Scale developed by Dökmen (1988) and the personal information form developed by the researchers. In conclusion, this study conducted on adolescent high school students showed that students within adolescence age groups showed similar emphatic tendencies, female students had higher emphatic tendencies, parents' being alive and educational and economic status influenced emphatic tendency and participation in sport was important and sports performed within a circle of friends caused positive contributions.

KEYWORDS
Adolescence, Empathy, Sport, Education

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Mehmet Acet , Tamer Karademir , Sercan Gökçiçek . "Analysis of the Influence of Adolescence Period Sport Activities on Emphatic Tendency." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.2 (2017) 186 - 193. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050203.