Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(8), pp. 1755 - 1759
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060818
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The Determination of the Relationship between Sportspersonship Orientations and Positive Thinking Levels of the Athletes Engaged in Different Sports Branches


Ünsal Tazegül *, Ozan Esmer
School of Physical Education and Sports, Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The aim of this study is to reveal the relationship between sportspersonship orientations and positive thinking levels of the athletes in the team branch. In this study, Multidimensional Sportspersonship Orientation Scale and Positive Thinking Skills Scale were used as data collection tools. Portable IBM SPSS Statistics v20 software package was also used to analyze the data. For analyses of the data, descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation coefficient analysis were applied in the analysis of the data. As a result, it was determined that there is a positive relationship between athletes' positive thinking scores and adherence to social norms, respect for rules and officials and respect for opponent.

KEYWORDS
Sportspersonship, Positive Thinking, Team Sports

Cite this paper
Ünsal Tazegül , Ozan Esmer . "The Determination of the Relationship between Sportspersonship Orientations and Positive Thinking Levels of the Athletes Engaged in Different Sports Branches." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.8 (2018) 1755 - 1759. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060818.