Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5(6), pp. 932 - 938
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050604
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Assessment of State and Trait Anxiety Level of Physical Education and Sports' Students before the Term Final Examinations: Example of Halic University


Cigdem Bulgan 1,*, Hatice Ilhan Odabas 1, Suzan Dal 2, Elif Meçu 1, Mensure Aydın 3
1 School of Physical Education and Sport, Halic University, Turkey
2 Faculty of Sport Sciences, Istanbul University, Turkey
3 Faculty of Sports Science, Kocaeli University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to evaluation of state and trait anxiety levels of students in Halic University, School of Physical Education and Sports, during final exams according to their age, department and year in school. For this research, 469 students (mean age 21,17 ±2,27) studying in 2014-2015-spring term were chosen randomly. As data collection tools, personal information form and Spielberger's State-Trait Anxiety Inventory which consists of 40 questions; 20 to evaluate state anxiety and 20 for trait was used. Statistical analysis of the obtained data was evaluated by SPSS 20.0 Windows program with Frequency, T-Test and Anova Analysis. As a result of the research; state and trait anxiety of students in Halic University, School of Physical Education and Sports differed in few factors. The both levels were shown differences according to the year of the students studied (p<0.05). Based on years; first, second and third year students have higher state anxiety levels than fourth whereas for trait anxiety fourth year students have the highest level (P<0,05). In conclusion, students who were in graduate situation had more anxiety level than the others.

KEYWORDS
Anxiety, State, Trait, Physical Education, Sports and Student

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Cigdem Bulgan , Hatice Ilhan Odabas , Suzan Dal , Elif Meçu , Mensure Aydın . "Assessment of State and Trait Anxiety Level of Physical Education and Sports' Students before the Term Final Examinations: Example of Halic University." Universal Journal of Educational Research 5.6 (2017) 932 - 938. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050604.