Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(4), pp. 937 - 941
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070404
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The Study of Psychological Endurance of the Elite Athletes in Turkey Depending on Their Ages and the League Playing in


Aycen Aybek 1,*, Azmi Yetim 2, Suat Aybek 1
1 Department of Physical Education and Sports Education, Gaziosmanpaşa University, Turkey
2 Faculty of Sports Science, Gazi University, Turkey

ABSTRACT

The goal of the present research is to define and analyze the level of the psychological endurance of the professional football players in the first and second league of Turkey in different ages. The research is limited to the athletes in first in second leagues in season 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. The excerpt was chosen randomly, using the method of the random distribution as 105 athletes were chosen from the each league – total 210 athletes. We used the "Scale for psychological endurance" to define the levels for psychological endurance of the athletes. We calculated the average arithmetical value, the standard deviation, the percent ration and the frequency for the descriptive statistics. We have obtained our test results by the use of Mann-Whitney-U test. The package SPSS 18 was used for all the statistical analysis and the level 0.05 was defined for a statistically significant level.

KEYWORDS
Psychological Endurance, Football, Sport Psychology, Age of Athletes, League Playing in

Cite this paper
Aycen Aybek , Azmi Yetim , Suat Aybek . "The Study of Psychological Endurance of the Elite Athletes in Turkey Depending on Their Ages and the League Playing in." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.4 (2019) 937 - 941. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070404.