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International Journal of Education and Practice

April 2016, Volume 4, 4, pp 148-153

Evaluation of the Attitude of Candidate Preschool Teachers Towards Physical Exercise Subject

Erdogan Tozoglu


Oner Gulbahce


M. Ertugrul Ozturk


Gokhan Bayraktar

Erdogan Tozoglu 1 Gokhan Bayraktar 2

Oner Gulbahce 1 M. Ertugrul Ozturk 1 

  1. Ataturk University, Kazim Karabekir Education Faculty, Department of Physical Education and Sports Erzurum/Turkey 1

  2. Agri Ibrahim Cecen University, Physical Education and Sport High School, Agri/Turkey 2

Pages: 148-153

DOI: 10.18488/journal.61/2016.4.4/

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The aim of the present study is to determine attitudes of university students attending preschool teaching department towards PE school subject and difference between these attitudes based on their individual characteristics. Study group is composed of 119 students (77 females, 42 males) attending at PE and Play Teaching lecture in 2014 – 2015 fall term at A?r? ?brahim Çeçen University, Education Faculty, Preschool Teaching Department. A 25 – item Attitude Scale for PE (Öncü and Cihan, 2012) was used as a tool to collect data. The scale is in the type of 5 – point ranged Likert Scale. It was found according to the results of the study that relationship between attitudes of university students towards PE and their utilisation levels of sport facilities and performing sports activities are statistically significant while not significant when considered their gender and living areas. It was concluded in the study based on the related results that when university students use sport facilities and perform sportive exercises, their view of PE and sports is affected positively. It may be stated in the light of these results that university students should utilise sportive facilities and perform sportive activities more frequently.

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Candidate, Candidate preschool teachers, Physical education, Attitude, Sport, Sportive activity performance.



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