Analyzing the Cyberbullying Behaviors of Sports College Students

  •  Yahya Dogar    


Studies conducted show that verbal and physical aggressive behaviors particularly among students are affected by the cyberbullying behaviors that are recently becoming even more prevalent with the increase in the social media tools. Such a case may also raise the need for investigating the cyberbullying behaviors of students of sports education in particular. Therefore, the aim of this study is to determine the cyberbullying behaviors of Sports College students. The sample of the study consists of 658 students (465 males and 193 females) studying at Sports Colleges in four different cities in Turkey. Among the quantitative research methods, scanning method has been used in the study. The “Cyberbullying Scale of Sports Audience” developed by Dogar and Karaca (2019) has been used in the study as data collection tool. It consists of 7 questions, which have one-dimension and 5-point Likert scale. The data obtained has had normal distribution. The student t-test has been used for dual comparisons, and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) with Tukey post hoc test has been used for multiple comparisons. The level of significance has been selected as p

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